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23 Days and Counting

This part of my journey is quickly coming to an end. Only 23 days left until I have to come up with my own answer to the question: What is goodness? I actually think I have an answer. It may … Continue reading

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Daily Log – Day 328

Thirty-seven days. That’s the time I have left in this quest.  Eleven months ago I thought a year was more than enough time to figure out my own answer to the question: What is goodness? Hah! Was I a fool … Continue reading

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Days 184 – 222: The Log

I haven’t fallen off the edge of the Earth, although it might look like it. I’ve been contemplating and working since I posted that I was Taking Time To Think about Tucson. Thus, my time has been made up of … Continue reading

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Days 101 – 183: The Log

Color me shocked. Today marks the six-month anniversary of this quest. One hundred and eighty-three days of talking to people, blogging, wandering around in circles in confusion, and reading reading reading everything I could find on goodness and morality. I … Continue reading

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Happy Happy Joy Joy!

I’ve finally bounced my publication off my desk and onto someone else’s desk. Woohoo! I can now: (1) breathe (2) think about something else (3) work on something else. It’s amazing how much brain space can be sucked up by … Continue reading

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Crazy Busy

A friend just e-mailed me to politely ask why this blog has been quiet for the past week or so. Had I fallen off the edge of the earth or was I crazy busy? I’m pleased to note that I’m … Continue reading

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Days 93 – 100: The Log

I’m at Day 100 of this quest and reveling in the fact that the nights are suddenly cool here in Kansas. Autumn is only a few days away. Outside my open window, a road crew is wrapping up its work, … Continue reading

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Days 64 – 92: The Log

Oh my. Oh. Dear. My. I just realized that today marks the beginning of the second quarter  of this quest. This is seriously spooky because I haven’t journeyed nearly as far as I had intended by now. How could a … Continue reading

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Days 53 – 63: The Log

I’ve now completed two months of this quest. I’m 63 days, two interviews, 65 posts, 96 comments and a dozen Facebook discussions into this thing, and I don’t have much of an answer yet. I do know that when first … Continue reading

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Days 40 – 52: The Log

These days I seem to be swimming in a sea of baited fish hooks, and oh my, all those wiggling, fat worms look juicy. I want to chomp down on each and every one of them, getting “hooked” emotionally as … Continue reading

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Days 24 – 39: The Log

The very good news is that I returned from California to new paying work.  A lot of it. And today I now have more work on my plate than I’ve ever had before as a freelancer. (Wahoo!) Of course, the … Continue reading

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Days 17 – 23: The Log

Hushed. The three-note call of a single bird. Hushed again. Even our footsteps were swallowed by the immensity of the place. My son and I entered the Armstrong Redwoods Reserve chattering and then found ourselves whispering. Finally, we fell silent. … Continue reading

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The Goodness of Travel

Whenever I take a trip, whether for pleasure or business, I set a goal for myself before I leave. (Obviously, I lean toward obsessiveness, but that’s a topic for another day.) As I pack my bags or board the plane, … Continue reading

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Day 15 – The Log

A friend asked me the other day if I had taken a sabbatical from work to pursue The Goodness Project. Oh my, don’t I wish that were true! I can’t afford to take a year or even a month away … Continue reading

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Day 14 – The Log

I’m preparing to leave Thursday for a 2/3 business and 1/3 fun trip, and I’m getting that oh-my, I’m-gonna-die feeling. I tend to panic before every trip, but right now there is way too much to do. The good news … Continue reading

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