Month / December 2016

Garage door with lights
/ December 23, 2016 / Comments Off on Thank You 2016

Thank You 2016

Over the last few days, I’ve been reading several retrospective posts about other people’s year in life and business. They talk about what they have accomplished, lessons learned, and how they succeeded or failed with the various goals they set for themselves when the year began.

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Man walking in the snow
/ December 22, 2016 / Comments Off on The Process of Changing Your Mind

The Process of Changing Your Mind

Nobody likes admitting when they’re wrong, even to themselves. It’s hard enough to change things when you want to, let alone when you don’t. But sometimes it’s exactly what’s necessary.

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/ December 21, 2016 / Comments Off on Moving on from Failure

Moving on from Failure

A few years ago I created a side music project, separate from my singer/songwriter style to explore a newfound interest in ambient music. Today I’m shutting it down. I should also mention to the few people who care, I’m not quitting music…at least not forever.

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Lydia typing on a computer
/ December 20, 2016 / Comments Off on Sharing your Passion

Sharing your Passion

Last Thursday I drove my oldest daughter to the dentist, and on the way home we had an interesting conversation that began about a toothbrush, turned into an economics lesson, and ended up with her asking me if she could learn how to type.

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/ December 19, 2016 / Comments Off on Twelve Years of Marriage

Twelve Years of Marriage

One of the things I have set out to do very intentionally through daily blogging is to take time to write retrospective posts on significant dates. I have done so in the past, both more recently on my birthday and earlier this year when my oldest daughter turned ten.

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