Misc., Wisdom

“The Three R’s” lesson + misc. life

My Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff desk calendar taught a good lesson this week, spread out over the last few days. Thought I’d share it here for your benefit, too. 🙂 It said (in summary): To become a less reactive, happier person, remember the three R’s: 1- Responsive Act appropriately to the actual issue at hand, NOT driven by habitual,…

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Misc.

20 Years

There aren’t really words, or at least I don’t have them today, so I think I won’t try. Instead, here are some photos from our visit to NYC, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and the 1,776 foot tall One World Trade Center in 2018. The 9/11 Museum was one of the most significant, memorable and impactful places I have ever…

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Misc., Travel

Day-before-vacation list

Busy busy day today! We leave tomorrow for vacation! Woohoo!! TO DO LIST: ✅ Get up early and pound out some WORK! (check. Was typing away and responding to emails by ~6 am). ✅ 8:30 a.m. super quick bang trim appointment. (done) 🔲 More work!! Data deadline met early (as of Wednesday p.m!)- yay! That’s a relief. I have some…

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Kids, Misc., Weekends

Back from State weekend, and it’s hot

Well, that’s a wrap on the State swimming weekend for Asher. This also means that his season has come to end. It’s been a pretty bizarre year and a half with swim team in general, due to covid. Everything came to a total halt last spring, followed by a summer with very, very small and more infrequent practices. Meets were…

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Misc.

3 Things Thursday: School, workouts, covid

Today is the last day of summer school already! I know Asher started a week late, but these last few weeks have flown by. This morning he wraps it up. He has seemed to REALLY enjoy it, despite “being the only boy” in a couple of his art classes. I’m glad to see him enthused about getting up and going…

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