#OTR50 Day 88: Magic Leftover Nachos

Our oldest child was always the most amenable of all three to learning and helping out.
Since moving back home, I’ve learned that the kid has become very good at a particular speciality of meal creation. […]

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#OTR50 Day 77: Love Your Tribe

I received news today from my circle of people that has left me extremely saddened. Life is a search for meaning. Moments strung together into stories. We are all stories in the end. We try to make then stories with meaning. With love. With family and friends. Meaning. Tonight was a reminder that life can […]

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#OTR50 Day 76: Home

Smiling puppy in the yard!

I am thrilled to be heading home! This has been perhaps the longest back to back travel stint in my 12 years with this job. I write this from the Montreal Trudeau Airport awaiting my flight. I’m worn out from many long days and not a great deal of sleep, but I am also energized […]

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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 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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#OTR50 Day 14: Technology Native

I do know this. I am not a digital native. I am not a millennial. I was technically born into Generation X. This occasionally bothers me when I go to a seminar where an expert rambles on about the defining characteristics of Generation X, as X rarely ever seems to mark the spot for me. […]

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#OTR50 Day 11: My Grandmother and the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

I need to learn more diligence about the writing. To jot down a few notes so I can charge up the brain recall system and remember when I have the time to sit and write. Like the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, I need to always jot down those random quick thoughts that can be transformed into something else later. […]

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