On morning routines, goals and habits

On morning routines, goals and habits

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I’ve gotten good at consuming information on the web, of late, and I’m not sure if that is exactly something I should be proud of, but there it is. As a result, I’ve started to gain a clearer picture of what goals and habits mean to me. For months now, I’ve been trying to hone in on a better morning routine.

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Do you keep a journal?

Do you keep a journal?

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For a long time, I’ve been keeping a morning journal. Originally, I did it as a necessity and it’s been my constant, true friend. Perhaps it’s self-indulging, as some might say, but as far as I can tell, it has helped me throughout my days and provided an anchor when I felt astray. I’ve been keeping a journal for many years – let’s just say for as long as some of you readers have been alive…egats.

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Forever 32....[disclaimer, I'm nowhere near 32]

Forever 32 (I’m getting old and it’s not looking pretty)

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Which college courses had the most impact on you?

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My first perfectly intact projectile point find, on the job, at the Ute Mt. Ute Reservation. [Cortez, Colorado, circa 1995]
As some of you already know, I didn’t take high school very seriously, so I had to go to community college first. At the time, I was embarrassed because my friends went off to major state universities all over the country. Looking back, I’m glad I took the cc route. Community college was a very cost friendly way for me to figure out what I wanted to do and get my grades back on the right track. I also had to get myself academically sorted out by taking pre-college courses. (I hate math.)

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Has living abroad changed the way you dress?

I'm so American and so can you. [Magic Mountain, baby. 2008]
I’m so American and so can you. [Magic Mountain, baby. 2008]
It started off with shoes, but then it became a bigger question. Does where you live change the way you dress?

Yes. A resounding yes.

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How can I be a better writer?

How can I be a better writer?

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It seems like everyone wants to be a writer these days, but that isn’t going to stop me from writing. When I started to pitch my first book to agents, let me tell you I got mightily discouraged from the lack of interest. I went through phases of wondering if I should even bother – to trying harder to figure out what I needed to do.

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How yoga helps my writing

How yoga helps my writing

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I’ve been practicing yoga for about 12 years. I say this not to impress you, but because I want to establish how long yoga and I have enjoyed a healthy relationship. Of course, by now, you’d think I’d be really bendy and flexible, but I am not. I’m not “advanced”. On the contrary, I feel rather beginner immediate.

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