That Once-In-a-Lifetime Opportunity: Does it Really Exist?

Can we talk about that “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” for a moment? We hear this a lot, and it’s all really exciting, but I want to pick it apart a little bit. “Once-in-a-lifetime” things are electric. They give us butterflies in our stomachs. They feel as though, if we play our cards just right, we will go places and experience things that we couldn’t otherwise. Thus, we…

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Launching, Leaping, and Risking (and The Fear Of It)

I’ve been excited about launching this blog for quite some time. I’ve been talking about it and writing for it for a while. Now it’s here. Now it’s launching. And in the last few weeks, I have found myself dragging my feet and coming up with so many reasons not to do this. All of a sudden, I have so many other things to do….

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If It Moves You, It Has Meaning

Before the release of the most recent Sigur Ros album, the band put out a lyric video. I’ve been seeing lyric videos made by the artist more and more often, but this was the first that I saw that wasn’t in English. Knowing that Sigur Ros has been known to use made-up words and gibberish in their songs, I tweeted that I can now sing…

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