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My friend Jessica Safran coined the term ‘identity shift’ to apply to how one’s view of self changes when a settled way of life suddenly changes. 447 more words

Personal Stories

The Important Stuff

Whenever a school year comes to a close I like to look back at the things our community did to grow, and equally important, to reflect on the places I wanted us to get to but we didn’t. 328 more words


Giving Myself the Write to Live

In the spirit of delving into backstory after my 3 post streak with the Crafting a Character Series, I would like to share with you a personal story of my own. 557 more words


Have We Forgotten Our Heroes? Chapter 5

Name: Orien Judson Walker, Jr.
Rank/Branch: O3/US Army
Unit: Headquarters, MACV
Date of Birth: 27 September 1933
Home City of Record: Boston MA
Date of Loss: 23 May 1965… 462 more words


Agile Family Update #2

Hello everyone,

After going through multiple iterations, I have to say I really love this system. More things are getting done, morale is up, responsibility is being taken, and communication is high. 311 more words

Software Dev Journey

Detach with Love

Anyone whose world has been rocked by autism can tell you about the unimaginable struggles that they face each day. Tantrums, meltdowns, financial difficulties, battles with schools, battles with health insurance, physical and emotional exhaustion…and the list goes on. 576 more words


Photo Blogs - Not What I Thought

Micro Nikkor 105mm

I always thought photo blogs were smoking hot in high visitation numbers. I even thought they were popular among those photo snatchers too. 428 more words