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Back to the Heartland

Today I am driving to Seward. It’s been nearly two years since we moved away, and this is my first trip back. I had forgotten how beautiful Nebraska can be. As afternoon drifts toward evening, soot black trees stand etched … Continue reading

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Limbo… Day 45

Yesterday I finished the exit paperwork at my university. Thus, it is no longer my university, my office, my colleagues, or my campus. It all feels very final and absolute. I feel like I have stepped outside the gate, and … Continue reading

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World’s Best Work Crew… Day 44

I was privileged yesterday to have an amazing work crew helping me with those tasks that needed to get done. Let’s see how what we accomplished compares with the list from yesterday… 1. The touch-up painting on walls upstairs and … Continue reading

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Knocked Off a Big One Today… Day 42

Today I finished my story for the Christmas Anthology, and sent it on it’s way. Hurrah! Now all I need to do is wait. I can handle that! When I went back to revise, it turned out that the story … Continue reading

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… Day 38

Ran full speed all day today…oops. Now that’s yesterday. I find when I get too busy and loose the time for reflection, it is hard to convince my brain to produce anything insightful. In fact, it is hard for me to stay … Continue reading

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Uh, oh! Anthology deadline sneaking up on me… Day 33

Wow! A great productive day. The remodeling job in our basement is almost finished. Why am I working on a basement remodel in Nebraska when I have movers scheduled to cart all our belongings off to our new home in … Continue reading

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“Even the wise cannot see all ends”… Day 32

It was Gandalf who said it, in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy. “Even the wise cannot see all ends.” Now, I don’t claim to be wise, but I do try to make good choices. And usually I succeed. Have … Continue reading

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