Skipping a Day of Writing

Back in the day there was a commercial for the Florida Orange Growers Association where Anita Bryant said “A day with orange juice is like a day without sunshine.” This spawned the Steve Martin one-liner “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” I liked the latter a lot more than the former. This week’s quitting is really more about not quitting.

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Something Bigger than the World

John lays out a three step plan to win and claim victory over the world. It’s all about love and belief and rules. Yes, rules.

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This is How it All Began

This is how everything got rolling, at least according to John. It’s a story of a promise and an ironic twist that can give us hope.

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John’s One and Only Requirement

John lays down an either/or statement that we may not like until we realize it hinges on one thing.

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Selling Cows

Banished to the couch because I crossed a line, I realize change can’t be resisted or undone whether it’s growing up or selling cows.

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Checking Email After Hours

Let me be frank; I bitch a lot. I don’t think I complain so much as I just bitch. Fortunately my bitching is internal so usually I don’t burden or bother others with it but I do it. A lot. One of the things I bitch the most about is how I can’t get away from my job.

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A Community of Storytellers

Before twitter, before Facebook, before the internet, even before books (imagine that) historical tales, family history and the stories of entire peoples were passed down from generation to generation by word of mouth.

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