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Define Failure

Define Failure

This goes hand in hand with defining your success. It’s also something I’ve learned I need to do, I need to decide what failure looks like to me. Some things are cut and dry but with a lot of what I do and work on failure is not so easy to determine. For example, how would I define I’ve failed as a writer?

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Love in a Small Package

Love in a Small Package

I don’t know how something so small could contain so much love, but they do.  I have always been an animal lover, with an affinity for the more obscure critters.  One of those obscure animals that I happen to be fond of is the Degu.  A little rodent related to the Chinchilla.  This is going to be a post about my little guys and why I love them, and why it hurt so much losing one. Continue reading →

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Living the Dream

Living the Dream

Over my life I’ve had many dreams, goals, desires, whatever you want to call them.  For the longest time it was my dream to serve in the military, that didn’t work out due to a medical denial.  It’s always been my dream to be an author and I guess I’m living that dream now (I have written a few books).  I’ve also had the dream of buying a plot of land and living off the grid, and I’m working on that dream as best I can.  There have been many others over the course of my life, from dreams of climbing Everest to dreams of hiking hundred mile treks.  Some I’ve fallen out of love with and others I’ve doubled down on.  One thing I realized though is that in order to ‘live the dream’ I need to take action, I need to always be living the dream. Continue reading →

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How Can We Expect to Survive in a World Filled With Such Hate?

How Can We Expect to Survive in a World Filled With Such Hate?

I find myself asking this question a lot lately.  Why is there so much hate in the world?  Why does it seem like all we are good at is hate?  We’ve been conscious and intelligent animals for millennia now, how have we not figured it out?  Then I remember that there is an important word in that question, animals. We are still animals.  As much as we like to put on clothes and pretend otherwise we can’t escape it.  The amount of hate in the world only serves as a reminder of this fact. Continue reading →

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