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Goal Post: Made It To Winter Break!

The title really says it all.  This was a week of just making it to the break.  I didn’t get to work on Darwin & the Demon Game because I was too tired.  Work was crazy since we have a week … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Summer Break Has Begun

Well . . . Here we are. Yesterday was the last day of the 2021-2022 school year.  I survived in technically one piece.  My son did great as far as his grades go.  Things have been cleaned up and the … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Christmas Has Arrived

It’s Christmas, so I don’t know if I should bother putting a lot of effort into this.  Most people are off-line with their families as they should be.  I’m currently getting ready to watch ‘Matrix: Revolutions’ and then ‘Matrix: Resurrection’.  … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Surviving Writing Breaks

After having a very busy summer and nearly jumping right back into the TA job, I haven’t had much writing time.  People might notice that I haven’t been able to get to my books for most of the year.  Finishing … Continue reading

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Goal Post: My First Holiday Break from the Other Side

So, I have next week off, which is both cool and weird.  I don’t enter it with the student mentality of ‘no more school!’.  I’m a T.A. and I’ve only been one since November, so I kind of have a … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Maintaining Your Break: Like I Should Talk?

One of the toughest things about getting a break is that you don’t always know what to do with it.  I’m not talking a vacation where everything is planned out.  Those have a schedule and act like a reward at … Continue reading

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What to Do With a Break?

Ironically, I’m probably doing this week-long topic at a time when I’m toiling away at a project.  My hope is that my calculations are correct (they never are) and this is the week between the personal project and Ichabod Brooks … Continue reading

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The Goals of Past, Present, & Future: Mostly Sleep

(This post is a little video heavy, but . . . eh.) To give an update on last week’s headache:  Through many tears and rants, we got things settled in the insurance arena.  A long, hard fought battle that landed … Continue reading

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Let Me Tell You About Life: I Prefer the Cinnamon Flavor

It feels like only yesterday I wrote the goal post last weekend.  At the same time, it feels like years since last weekend happened.  Thoughts blip into my mind and vanish, which makes me think the mental wiring is getting … Continue reading

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Author Comforts: Finish a Section and Take a Break

I used to be able to write nonstop for hours.  Then my fingers got old, my mind got wander-y, and my energy simply didn’t hold up like it used to.  I’m not talking about the brief moment where you flex … Continue reading

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