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  • Getting past the first line

    Construction barrier on a pavement construction site

    I started writing with great intentions. After suggestions from provocative writers like Seth Godin and James Altucher to “write every day”, I thought it should be easy. If they can do it, so can I. Just do it. A few sentences or paragraphs a day shouldn’t take very long. At first, I set aside time […]

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  • Adventure

    Mount Everest, view from Tibet

    I keep the video below in an Evernote folder titled Don’t Forget. A calendar reminder then jarringly alerts me every month to check my Don’t Forget folder. This interview of Reinhold Messner, arguably one of the most famous mountain climbers and adventurers of today’s generations. Every time I feel myself getting bogged down with work, or stressing about […]