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The War Within

It has been 2 months since the last of all my breast cancer treatments.

In that time, my body took 2 full weeks to heal all the radiation burns.   895 more words

Breast Cancer

Featured Life Hacker: Theodore Roosevelt

Even though Theodore Roosevelt passed away long before the idea of a computer hacker was conceived, he will be donned as our first featured life hacker.   247 more words

It's the NFL's Wild Card Weekend

Warning: Participating in genealogy and family history football while watching an NFL game with your significant other may cause side effects including distraction, interference with relational bonding, and failure to fully enjoy chips, salsa, and guacamole. 531 more words


Walking Softly; Carrying a Big Stick

“It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man tumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better.  102 more words


I have failed, and I'll probably fail again

Being an independent writer, I often times forget that I can fail, and when I do I often have trouble admitting so. It’s not that I don’t like failing… I mean, I don’t, who does? 1,134 more words



NB: This article was, ironically, written a fair while back.


It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. 1,683 more words


Time to grow up?

I was an inquisitive child. I am less inquisitive and more cynical now, which is a shame. I digress. I did not understand the ways of adults and so derided what I considered to be outlandish behavior. 1,092 more words