Diary of an Underachiever

Welcome to my new blog site!  At this point, it is still very much a work in progress through which I intend to tell my story at a transitional time in my life.  Hopefully, it will someday prove to be inspirational, but at the very least, it should be entertaining.

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An Uphill Battle

“Father Time is undefeated.” You often hear this expression in the sports world, typically in reference to an aging athlete who is clearly past his or her prime and no longer able to perform at the same level.  Those who rely heavily on speed as part of their game, for instance, will inevitably lose a … Continue reading An Uphill Battle

First Impressions

You never get a second chance to make one. While this may be true of first impressions, it does admittedly overstate their importance.  Plenty of conclusions are drawn right away, and many will ultimately prove to be accurate.  Some will not be.  Others will change over time.  Nevertheless, we’re constantly finding ourselves on both the … Continue reading First Impressions

Life Marches On

Setting goals is a good thing.  Reaching them, however, can often prove to be quite difficult. In my previous post, “The Collaborators,” I mentioned that I had set a personal goal of writing two entries per week.  My last post was nearly three weeks ago.  Oops. A few days after my previous post, when the … Continue reading Life Marches On

Coming to Terms

“Today is the oldest you’ve ever been and the youngest you’ll ever be again.” This quote, attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt, is a very matter-of-fact, no-nonsense response to everyone’s never-ending battle with Father Time.  Regardless of what point along the timeline you’re currently on, you will always be moving in the same direction–getting older.  Sometimes this … Continue reading Coming to Terms

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