Tag Archives: rest

If You’re Reading This, I’m at a Bookstore

Seriously, I’m probably already at Barnes & Noble with my birthday money.  All I really wanted was a paperback copy of ‘Ready Player One’ since I loved the movie.  I highly recommend people see it, especially if they were growing … Continue reading

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A Time to Nap

 Muscles ache And thoughts limp along The week has not been kind Brutal in its hours With deadlines at your heels A break comes within sight Glistening on the horizon Blocked by papers appointments And traffic forged from Hell Even … 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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Full Tilt

Go fast Never slow down Sleep when you are dead Rest is for the weak Adages we take too far As we toil away our years Mental health days mocked Are you a wimp Or are you merely lazy? Never … Continue reading

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Peace or Loneliness

Alone No voices, but my own The chaos dies Giving me my time Thoughts bubble As my mind churn Bringing peace Alone My voice echoing Chaos killed by dull Forcing time upon me Emotions bubble Making my heart churn Bringing … Continue reading

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