Category Archives: Goals

Career choices and life goals

I Dared Me

One day I took a look at the blog I had created, and I saw that there were only brittle bones holding it up, occasional posts with gaps of neglect letting the structure sag. I shook my head at myself. … Continue reading

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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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