#OTR50 Day 164: September Looming

It is only Thursday night and the week already feels incredibly long. . .  I took a moment to breathe deep and recognized that it isn’t that the weekend *feels* long, it’s that it has been long! It’s been a days of early morning meetings with the middle east and late night calls with the […]

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#OTR50 Day 163: The Electric Can Opener Post Note

Continuing from yesterday’s post. The electric can opener rocks. On the other hand, my writing at the moment does not. Have a late night work call with Asia so I’m not pushing it for long in an attempt to turn that issue around this evening. Work calls. . . (I just could not avoid that […]

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#OTR50 Day 162: Showing My Age

For the most part, I’m fairly happy with my age. I’m ok with this almost 50 thing. I can’t imagine going backwards and I’ve so much to look forward to in the future. Occasionally however, the body shows its age. I’m not talking about the lines on my face or the constant battle with my […]

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#OTR50 Day 161: Revision to Day 46

Oh expense reports!
My Achilles Heel | My administrative nightmare|
You shame me with my errors
| International conversions that drive me to drink

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#OTR50 154-160: Bump In the Road to 50

A bump in the road. I could not get myself to write. Part of it was a mental block, a lack of material, clogged up insides. However, that wasn’t all of it. I’ve been physically and emotionally exhausted for so long that I just couldn’t do it. The very thought of trying just made me […]

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#OTR50 153: Puppy Surgery

Luna had surgery. We’ve had this in the planning for a while so it wasn’t a surprise. Nevertheless, this is going to be a rough 2-3 months of recovery for the pup. Correspondingly, it will be rough for us as well. I’m sitting here on the floor with her trying to write. It’s not easy […]

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#OTR50 Day 152: Seconds Not as Good as the First

Did my second open mic last tonight. I decided to start on a lighter note. . . It’s good to test this things in such a safe supportive atmosphere. . . because I was clearly reminded that the light and light-hearted is simply not my strong suit. I need to select the poems I feel […]

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