Intentionality

Intentionality

Mid-year, I decided that my blogging topic was going to be “The Year of Letting Go.” Well, it looks like the only thing I actually let go of was blogging. It Wasn’t Intentional It just. . . happened. Which got me thinking: What other things did I let go of in 2014 by...
A Mania for Multi-tasking

A Mania for Multi-tasking

The Joys of Multi-tasking I have long prided myself on being a multi-tasker. The ability to multi-task, to take on two or five tasks at once, helped me sail through college and kick-started my Air Force career. Even as recently as a couple of years ago, I gloried in...
Solo Feats: The Real Fear

Solo Feats: The Real Fear

For those of you who didn’t check in last week, we’re discussing Felicity Aston’s solo crossing of Antarctica. To me, the bravest thing about Aston’s journey was her willingness to be on her own for so long.  The lack of connectivity with other humans must have been...
Do Not Disturb!

Do Not Disturb!

I did something that took a little, teeny bit of courage this week. Or, at least, fortitude. Resolve, perhaps? I paid for and downloaded a program called “Freedom” that disables Internet access for those folks (me!) lacking the self-discipline to stay away from web...