2015 Goals

Last year I wrote a series of posts about my goals for the year. With the start of a new year, it is time for a fresh set of goals. Goals, not Resolutions I was introduced to the concept of setting real, measurable goals a few years ago – goals that are supposed to be more concrete than simple resolutions like “I want to lose

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2014 Goal – Last Will

This should be the last in a series of posts about my family’s goals for the year 2014. Thank you for reading. I hope I haven’t been annoyingly personal. It has been my hope that maybe someone out there has struggled with goals, and might gain some ideas from me speaking about our thoughts that went into our goals. If that’s not something you struggle with, awesome. Thanks for

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2014 Goal – Run

This is the second in four posts about goals for 2014. Goal 1: Be An Encourager Goal 2: Run Goal 3: Mortgage Reduction Goal 4: Last Will Waiting for the end to come… Wishing I had strength to stand… This is not what I had planned… It’s out of my control…. Linkin Park – Waiting For The End When I ran my first half-marathon, I

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The Big Announcement

So I promised to some that there would be some big news on Thursday, so here it is. Some people had to find this out first (mainly my boss) before I could post it publicly. A few have known about this for a while, so thank you for holding your tongues. This post should only be visible to some, and I have tried to set

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Well, our last wedding before our child’s birth is over with (we do have one in 1 month, but that would put the baby at 43 weeks). It was actually tamer and more, oh, meaningful, dignified, reverent? There was very little drinking compared to previous weddings, the guests all had fun, stress levels were low, and everything went off without any issues (except maybe a

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Back Home

Well, we are back from our trip to Jackson, MS. We were down there for the wedding of our friends Shaun and Mary Frances. It was a beautiful ceremony and reception, and we got some great pictures, despite a few roadblocks. The trip down was fairly uneventful. We stayed with Summer’s parents Thursday night to get a head start on Friday morning. We managed to

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