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On actually achieving goals

A few years ago, I read a short article about how of the people who make resolutions in January, more than half will …

22 Goals for 2022

A couple weeks ago, my social media timelines were alive with people discussing their top 2021 accomplishments. My first thought? I survived. …

stack of coffee cups precariously balanced

Ruminations on the work/life balance lie

Full disclosure: I hate the phrase “work/life balance.” The phrase and associated societal conversations are too simplistic and set an unrealistic bar, especially …

Walter and Clyde

21 Goals for 2021

When I wrote my “20 Goals for 2020” last New Year’s day, I had no idea how prescient some of my plans …

Book advance

20 goals for 2020

Amid the debates about whether we’re starting a new year or a new decade, I saw a Twitter thread last week about …

Confessions of an erstwhile blogger

“Please save me a seat!” I texted, frantically hustling down Pratt Street towards the Baltimore Convention Center. Naturally, when I had cut …

Taking stock of 2018

We spent part of New Year’s day with a dozen people piled in a busted pick-up truck, rumbling down a winding 4-wheel-drive-only …

My 2017 top five

I usually spend January 1 wrapped up in reviewing last year’s accomplishments and plotting for the future. This involves generating upwards of 60-80 …