Learning through Failure (and An Exciting Announcement!)

Sometimes falling on your face is the best way to grow as a person.  One of the things you may have noticed is that I haven’t been posting here regularly for quite some time.  The reason for this is that this site was my first attempt to create a blog.  Soon after launching it, I realized I had made a lot of mistakes in how I set it up…

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Last Week I Cried…then I Used those Tears to Fuel My Passion

Every once in awhile I cry. It doesn’t happen often but last week was different; last week I found myself crying almost every night while I lay in bed.  I was thinking a lot about two close family members that passed away very suddenly a couple of years ago.  I am not sure exactly what made me think of them…maybe it was the cyclist whizzing by in his racing suit on the street…maybe it was one of the photos around my house that happened to capture my gaze…or maybe it was someone’s familiar smile on the streetcar.  Whatever it was, both my brother-in-law, Kevin and my Uncle Ed were on my mind.

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