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Digging Under the Back Porch, Part 1

With the space underneath the back porch in a rough state… Liz and I had a decision to make. Either leave things as-is, or do a bit of work to dig out some room… for some exterior storage.

There’s a lot of gaps in the area under our back porch. And after some deliberation, we decided to dig things out more. And to carve out some more space.

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Did You See That?

Dr. Yang: Oh! I think I just saw the lights flicker!
Me: Oh, ok. Well, that’s good.
Dr. Yang: It just happened again. Did you see that?
Me: I DON’T KNOW!

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Stuck Door Hinge

I’d freed up a few of these guys before, but had forgotten the exact setup of how I did it. Decided to record the process here, in case I forget again. Nothing fancy, and this is not a “one amazing trick” post. Just a reminder for my future self, if this ever happens again.

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Work Life Balance

I feel like I had a small stretch where I did a good job, ending the day closer to 5PM. And lately, not so much. The thing of it is… there’s no direct or overt pressure coming from work. This is all from an internal/personal source. It’s a voice that keeps saying “You haven’t done enough.” And it’s difficult to ignore.

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Making a Fist

For the first time, on the road north of Tampico,
I felt the life sliding out of me,
a drum in the desert, harder and harder to hear.

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