Category Archives: Changes

It’s Often A Process

Bad chapters can still create great stories. Wrong paths can still lead to right places. Failed dreams can still create successful. Sometimes it takes losing yourself to find yourself. -Cynthia Thurlow, courtesy of Joe Manuszak, on Linkedin

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Where It Starts

Don’t fear failure. Don’t fear change. Don’t fear taking chances. Fear finding yourself in the exact same situation this time next year as you are today. It starts with your attitude and making a decision.

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On Change

“Any change, any loss, does not make us victims. Others can shake you, surprise you, disappoint you, but they can’t prevent you from acting, from taking the situation you’re presented with and moving on” -Blaine Lee

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A New View

One thing I will not miss about being in the Charleston area are the ridiculously large number of shipping containers that are on their way to and from the port and just scattered/stored about the area All things considered, the … Continue reading

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Corporate Spin (aka BS)

I read today that the bank branch that I have been using for almost 20 years, is closing this Spring. That, in and of itself is not a crisis in my life as most of our banking is done online. … Continue reading

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Wanna Start Over?

Anyone else ever have this thought? I am pretty sure I’m not the only one battling middle age who has pondered this. Then again, it is a very different world from 1974. If you were like me, (58),  you might … Continue reading

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  Is Zyler a boy or a girl? How about Kadyn? That’s a question their parents, Nate and Julia Sharpe, say only the twins can decide. The Cambridge, Mass., couple represent a small group of parents raising “theybies” — children … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance

Am I the only one who suffers from the affliction of looking at people my age and thinking they are several years older? They couldn’t be thinking the same thing, could they? Nevermind, I don’t need that answer. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Forget Being A Lifeguard

Summer jobs are different these days, as evidenced by this tweet: Funny, because it is probably true.

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My, How Things Change

An atheist was fishing in Loch Ness when suddenly he and the boat were thrown up in the air and looking down, he sees the gaping jaws of the Loch Ness Monster below him. Time seems to stand still and … Continue reading

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