Category Archives: Blog

  • Setting Systems vs. Goals

    Posted on July 16, 2017 by Meghan in Blog.

    I stumbled across a video on YouTube called Goal Setting Is a Hamster Wheel, Learn to Set Systems Instead. I’m a fan of setting goals for myself, so I was intrigued. The guy in the video made a point I’ve never thought about before: there’s an emptiness to achieving a goal. Reaching a goal is a moment in […]

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  • Coffee Snobbery: Level Up

    Posted on July 1, 2017 by Meghan in Blog.

    This week I conducted a coffee experiment inspired by this video: I roasted my own coffee beans. Summary: The guy in the video basically said K-cups and pre-ground coffee come from Satan’s asshole (my translation). I was disinclined to agree. My store bought coffee is fine, I thought. But I’m always on the lookout for […]

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  • Coming Back from a Workout Slump: Five Tips

    Posted on June 18, 2017 by Meghan in Blog.

    Recently I found myself in a workout slump. We had company in town and then a stomach bug crippled us for a week. No matter how I tried to work regular exercise into my routine I just couldn’t seem to find a rhythm. A workout slump is different than being a beginner. If you’ve been […]

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  • Everything is Connected

    Posted on June 4, 2017 by Meghan in Blog.

    Last weekend the kids and I joined another family at our neighborhood pool for a little while. After we settled in and I glanced around, I was surprised to see one of my doctors from the cancer treatment center there. She saw me, too, and came by to say hello. We exchanged pleasantries before she […]

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  • Sticker Burrs: A Poem

    Posted on May 20, 2017 by Meghan in Blog, Red Dirt Dynasty.

      for Richard and Leslee   Lurking in the toes of socks Hiding within suitcases Crippling my dog’s paws Cruel mirth when we make faces   Sticker burrs, small and vicious Insidious in nature Prowling for a shoebare foot Gloating over prey injured   Sly hitchhikers from outside Firmly fix to every surface Winter’s cold […]

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