Rain

Seven ways to describe rain

Trivial: Water falling from the sky Poetic: The sun is taking a shower behind a curtain of clouds Mathematical: Necessary but not sufficient condition for the birth of a rainbow Metaphorical: Snow with a melting heart Existential: The sad, joyful, or meaningless process (depending on...

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Grocery shopping – redesigned for the digital age

It all started when I asked a friend on Facebook to share a recipe for an Italian broccoli soufflé. Instead of writing it out or sending it as a link, she simply snapped a picture of the recipe straight from the pages of her cipy of...

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My day of circumstances-imposed digital semi-abstinence

Forgot my iPhone home in the morning. Realized only when three miles away from the house. Was late to begin with so no option to turn around. Initial flood of panic followed by a call – mental, not technology enabled – from myself to my...

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10 things I’ve always wanted to do & I haven’t done (yet)

Learn Spanish Visit Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and draw pictures of the moai Learn how to draw so I can draw the moai when I visit Rapa Nui Live in South America Write a book Learn how to wolf-whistle Learn how to play bridge Become...

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My opportunities are challenging and my challenges are opportune

 The concept of turning challenges into opportunities was woven throughout many classes I took and multiple projects I worked on while getting my MBA. I try to keep this mindset in the back of my…..well, mind…. and it helps me be creative and avoid burnout....

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Waking up in Istria

Nothing brings promise like a summer morning. I should have been lingering in bed, sleeping away the fatigue of the ride from Venice through Slovenia to Croatia and of finding a place to stay the night after the unexpected encounter with Piran’s inexcusable tackiness forced...

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The Sea, The Sea

I found the novel in a small and stuffy bookstore in a not so little village, located somewhere in the upper right corner of the map. It was a summer of many disappointments. I had dreamed of spending it by the softly rolling warm waves...

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