Last year was, in many ways, a transformational year for me. It was the first year after more than two decades of active parenting where there were no more kids in the house to tend to and care for. It was the year TheCop and I really had to examine where we were, and decide where to go […]
I hate rejection. I hate not living up to expectations. I hate failure. If left up to my fight or flight response, I’d run every time. I will also avoid doing something I really want to do if it means I must do something horribly uncomfortable in order to get there. I may not avoid it completely, […]
When I was growing up, I was a loner. My father’s job as an engineer in charge of new plant startup and operation took us all over the United States and even the world, living in a new location for about two years before transferring us to the next destination, leaving us to put our […]
Last week, my friend Tim (@thecobblr) posted a link on Twitter to a YouTube video of two boys trying to replicate the magician’s tablecloth trick, with somewhat mixed results.
As videos go, it was a little giggle. But I noticed it looked like ther…