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The Twitter Reset

May 28th, 2013 No comments

“It’s okay to think about what you want to do until it was time to start doing what you were meant to do.” – Jim Morris Sr. – From “The Rookie”

 

Several years ago, my friend Andrew finally convinced me to get a twitter account.  I didn’t need one.  Twitter was a fledgling little operation in comparison to today’s behemoth of a social media enterprise.  I wasn’t really interested in finding out about what people were doing every second of the day, and I wasn’t interested in posting the exact same as a response.  But in the end, I was awed by the concept that it was a “micro-blog”, that allowed you to express “what are you doing” 140 characters at a time.  Read more…

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Mother’s Day and the new Job.

May 20th, 2013 No comments

Well I can honestly now say that I’ve failed in my January goal of posting at least once per week here on PablosPlace.  I held my own for about 5 months, but the hectic pace of the last month or so has left me with precious little time, (and also a fair lack of motivation) to sit down and bang out a couple of words here on the site.  It’s also not as if my life has been flipped upside down either, but rather there have been so many activities with the kids, and the job consuming so much of my time lately, that I just haven’t had the ability until this morning to sit down and reflect, which is when I do most of my writing.  Read more…

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Birthdays, Barbeque, and Cheerleading.

May 7th, 2013 No comments

This is one of those “force it” moments where I don’t really want to blog at all, but I’m willing myself to do so.  There’s only a few things that I have to talk about, so I’ll make this one pretty quick.

The new job begins on Tuesday.  Technically it starts Sunday, but because I have Sunday and Monday off, it really begins at noon on Tuesday.  I’ve got some mixed feelings about it actually, but overall I’m happy and excited.  Everyone keeps asking if I’m excited about the new gig, and honestly, I don’t know that excited is the right word.  I’m more feeling a sense of relief that it’s finally happened, and I’m eager to get the new thing underway.  But I’m lacking in excitement over the commute, which I hope will be easy.  Anyway, there is a bunch of e-learnings that I need to take for the new gig, so I’ll get started on those in a bit. Read more…

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