Category Archives: Goals

Career choices and life goals

The Happiness Final

Last year, I was taking a course called “A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment”. It’s really good, I would recommend it. But not long ago, I was looking at the site and realized I had never actually finished the course. … Continue reading

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How to get lots of exercise and never go to the gym

Once upon a time, I was looking for a job and my neighbor was working at an architectural firm. He suggested I apply there and I got the job. I worked in the mailroom, which was in the basement. Three … Continue reading

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Quote: Learning

“Learning is hard work, but everything you learn is yours, and will make subsequent learning easier.” Eloquent JavaScript http://eloquentjavascript.net   Don’t you like knowing that everything you learn is yours? That’s the best.

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Quote: Education

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats

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How to get a free waterbed

Once upon a time, I wanted a waterbed. I thought waterbeds were the best. I’d slept on one at a sleepover and loved it. I was still a teenager, so I couldn’t just go out and buy one. And I … Continue reading

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I Ham Such a Geek

My birthday isn’t for a couple of weeks, but I got a present the other day. It’s a transceiver. I know, what a cool gift, right? You have no idea. Yes, I studied and got my Amateur Radio call sign … Continue reading

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The professor who discouraged me

When I decided to go back to school, there were only a couple of colleges that were near enough that I was interested in them. I decided to visit both schools to check out the Computer Science departments and meet … Continue reading

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For 2017: A Vision Board That Fits in Your Wallet

First, for those who don’t know: A vision board is a collection of images and/or text that represents the “vision” you have for yourself. It’s called a board because usually the images are arranged on a large piece of heavy … Continue reading

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Why We (want to) Procrastinate

It’s the same thing, over and over. I’ve got something I want to do (I really do want to do it), but I don’t do it. I do other things. I make puppets. I make costumes. I make a fabulous … Continue reading

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Because I Can

Because when we don’t, we know we are not being true to ourselves. Because when we don’t, we know there is something more we could have done. Because when we don’t, we forget how to conquer fear. Because someone else … Continue reading

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