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stop whispering

have you ever thought that people may have different tact filters? i think jeff’s got a good point, and i’ve certainly met the type of tact-filter-reversed geeks he’s talking about (yet i don’t think i am one). and it makes me think: have you noticed that there is a class of people...

it’s alright

the last couple weeks have been so packed-full and i’ve been so stressed-out, i felt like a water balloon filling up at the faucet, ready to burst. but god has been soooo good to me (and ainsley, too!) to keep everything together and make us finish strong… i don’t know where to...

let’s spin

i’m getting no small amount of amusement in the fact that our office area’s cinco de mayo party is on may 7th. sometimes it’s the little things that get me… (and, coincidentally, no one else). taylor alums, you’ll get a kick out of this: i just learned that bethel has their own...

one of these days

productivity-consultant david allen suggests that it is the many “open loops” in our lives—that is, those tasks and decisions that we are storing in our heads and subconsciously worrying about all the time—that significantly adds to our stress and lack of peace (i know this doesn’t come...

just like u said it would b

yesterday afternoon i returned from a very pleasant weekend in calais, maine (population: 4,000), for a friend’s wedding. the five of us who came up from portland and spent much of the weekend together had such a good time that we nearly forgot about all the stresses and worries that awaited us back...

steam

it’s one a.m. on april 16th, and i still can’t get my taxes through e-file (motto: “filing your taxes was never easier”—they should’ve left off the superlative, i think). i know what you’re thinking: oh no, what horrible penalties await my dear friend eric, who is late...

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