Category Archives: Mission Statement


On the occasion of my 42nd birthday, I thought I might reflect slightly on the last 40 years. Specifically, what I was doing on my birthday at 42, 32, and 22, 12, and 2.  Those years have been transition years.  … Continue reading

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Problems of a Rambling Mind

I find myself overwhelmed with problems.  Large and small.  In and out of my control. Manageable and unmanageable.  Simple and complex.  It overwhelms my traditional to-do list approach to problem solving.  Actually, that is not entirely true.  What happens is … Continue reading

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On Fatherhood, Twenty Months In.

A two years ago I wrote a blog about fatherhood and my father.  My dad was undergoing knee replacement surgery and I was thinking a lot about him and his influence on my life.  I was newly married and four … Continue reading

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Turning 41. The year of Quo.

Turning 41. The year of Quo. Forty-one is not a mile stone year.  It is just a year to keep on keeping on.  To keep L-I-V-I-N. To just keep swimming.  This is not to say that I don’t have goals … Continue reading

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Moody Morning leads to Emotional Thinking.

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post about how my pets were jerks and they ruined my mood an entire day (see below if you want).  After writing it all out, I realized it was dumb, and I’d written it before.  … Continue reading

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A Physically Active Life

As part of my goal reassessment plan GOGOBEAR, I need to address my physical activity.  I have potato-ish tendencies.  I am not a slug, just my preferred methods of relaxation are reading and watching TV, both of which are preferentially … Continue reading

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A Constructive Life

A Constructive Life From the title it might seem that this portion of the GOGOBEAR mission statement is about living a meaningful life that serves a useful purpose.  But, A-HA I have fooled you with the English language.  This post … Continue reading

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