Impression

I have realized that I’m a people pleaser. In some ways this is good, and in others not so much. Part of that mindset is a nature to want to impress people. But lately I’ve started asking myself why. Why do I feel the need to impress? As I mull this, I realize the desire to impress is not the same in all situations. Sometimes it is to try to make myself...

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Leaving the Country

Probably not the best security advice to announce that you’re leaving the country, but I have phenomenal neighbors (I’m looking at you Laufersweilers!) and my fantastic mother-in-law will be looking in on our watch-cat daily. We’re heading to Houston, then Managua, Nicaragua then onto the city of Leon (Nicaragua) wich is SW of Managua and about 12 miles...

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The Next Chapter

It has been a while since I’ve written. I guess the grand scheme of trying to be reflective by blogging didn’t go so well in 2011. For that matter, periods of reflection seemed to be few and far between, unfortunately. A lot has happened in the span of 2011. a synopsis will (hopefully) follow soon, but the bottom line is that I now work at NCAR, or...

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Why Blog?

So, I’ve never been a big fan of blogging.  Just way too much noise to decipher a signal.  But then, I realized that (at least for me) the benefit of blogging is sometimes more for the writer than it is for the reader – luck you.  So, I’m going to give this a shot.  It probably won’t be updated regularly, and I’m using this website more...

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Retry

Alrighty, in order to try to get this theme to work like it does in the demo, I’ve added the sample data.  I’m going to try this out.  We’ll see what happens…

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