#OTR50 Day 68: Trying to Stay Positive

The Ups and Downs of Business Travel Downside: Late night dinners while eating take-out in the room Upside: Savory egg, spinach, tomato crêpe from a tiny Paris crêperie was AMAZING Downside: Late night email catch-up is long and arduous Upside: It is unlikely anyone will text me with anything urgent before noon CET Downside: Crazy long […]

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#OTR50 Day 61: 17 Years Times Two

I am moving forward through time at a speed of one second per second. I know this to be true because I have lived every second at that speed. And yet, it seems to me that I’ve also jumped […]

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#OTR50 Day 47: It’s Not About Me

I’ve been writing a good deal about me while only skimming the surface of me as a parent. Per my earlier posts regarding convergence. For those that know me well, this is beyond unusual. That aspect of myself that is a parent – it usually is the essence of entire conversations. My kids and parenting […]

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#OTR50 Day 39: The King in the Forest

When the kids were little and asked for us to make up a bedtime story, the story would often start with the exact same intro. This was a hand-me-down story with a funny family history behind it. This one sentence could lead a million directions. “Once upon a time there was a King in the […]

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#OTR50 Day 35: Peace People Progress

        First challenge received from my Day 34: Game of Three Words Post comments: Peace, People, Progress. Remember from my ramblings during yesterday’s post, that this was a game for little kids in the car. As such, idea was kid’s fairytales, silly satire, and outright crazy. Most of the time the goal […]

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#OTR50 Day 34: A Game of Three Words

They were usually outrageously silly or crazy short. Only occasionally would they become elaborate. Regardless it was a fun game for all . . . even when the words were ridiculous. Three words because I have three kids. However, even when we had more or less in the car with us, the game was three […]

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#OTR50 Day 18: Road Sign Memories

Tonight, I have a true story to tell. I am also not sure if I have the words to express all the things I wish to have others understand. This particular moment in my life is tough to grasp out of memory even though I think of it every time I drive through Delaware. 22 […]

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