#OTR50 Day 238-239: Burning the Candle at Both Ends

OK, I missed another day…. but still better than a few weeks. The past few weeks have been filled with early morning and late evening phone calls, webex meetings, and other various business communications because I am prepping for an event in Singapore. I’m in the final stretch. I board the excruciatingly long flight in […]

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#OTR50 Day 175 to 237: Forgiving Myself

62 days is far too long. And once the days turn into weeks and turn into months, I fall into the trap of old. I have lat inertia set in. Shame on me. However….

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#OTR50 Day 174: The Painted Silos of Jeffersonville

The first time I drove through Jeffersonville in Vermont it was dark and I thought I saw artwork, but it was hard to see and I couldn’t figure out a safe space to pull over in the dark. However, the second time I drove past it was clear that it was a simple open field […]

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#OTR50 Day 173: Road Trip Home

Yesterday I drove the almost 8 hours home from Vermont with only a few short stops. We had planned a break for lunch about half way through. Our initial goal was either Popolo or Flatbread Pizza Company for lunch. I thought I’d be exhausted and need to stop for a long break. However, a few […]

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#OTR50 Day 172: Cherry Blossom in Mourning (Rewrite)

I’ve gone back and significantly edited a poem written back in the spring of this year. I was seriously not pleased with it then. That was also the period of my writing where I was under therapist suggested non-edit mode. In other words, I was supposed to just write write write without editing myself. Now, […]

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#OTR50 Day 171: 940 Plus 1

Right this moment it is Thursday night, my last evening on the Vermont vacation with the eldest. We had a very chill day where we didn’t get in the car once. We “wiked” the mountainside trails that start within view of our room between meals. This time taking the more rocky paths but also staying […]

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#OTR50 Day 170: The Road More Travelled

Another day with a decent chunk of time in nature. We hiked up the ski mountain and back down again — mostly on well-worn trails. I then sat for a few hours on the balcony porch hoping for inspiration. I did write a bit…. but I’m not even remotely close to pleased with the results […]

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