Category Archives: Adventure

Who am I and what am I doing here?

This year has been very challenging for me in many respects. And it’s only half over. My vision for how things would go and where I would be right now? Well…it’s been a rough road and I’m not where I … Continue reading

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Hotel snacks

On the first day I arrived at the City Lake Hotel there was a plate on a table with a fresh apple and a banana. I enjoyed both. Every day since I’ve had some form of snack waiting for me … Continue reading

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Don’t judge me, please

If you follow me on Twitter you might have caught the unusual tactic I applied to keep myself focused during the final days of NaNoWriMo: I applied tattoos. I started with the NaNoWriMo shield on my left forearm. This proved … Continue reading

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Making a list and checking it twice

I wonder whether I’m avoiding work by making a list or avoiding a list by doing things. I have a lot left to do before I leave for China tomorrow. One of the things I need to do is to … Continue reading

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Ready? Set….

How many people woke up today thinking about preparations for Halloween? I woke up thinking about preparations for NaNoWriMo. I’m again reminded more of pregnancy and labor/delivery than anything else. My thoughts have been all about the coming date: November … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park…in Kunshan, China

In front of the Swissotel there’s a guy sitting on a bench, playing the saxophone. Beside the hotel is a nice promenade where children and adults occasionally played with the pebbles and the running water.(I missed catching them in the … Continue reading

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China – more of the 1st week

Sunday evening I left Austin, arriving at the factory (almost straight from the airport) Tuesday afternoon. Every day was filled from with meetings, conference calls, and build activities. I ate dinner in my room Tues, Wed & Thursday. I had … Continue reading

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