This morning I dropped my car off at the dealer for what I hope to be service covered by a recall (now called product improvement campaigns) or as a fall back covered by the extended warranty that came with the car during its purchase.


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My first real job was working for a corporate collections agency. While my role was related to managing the office, print design/advertising needs, the company website, and intranet (remember those). I did learn much from watching the collections personal as they engaged business that owed our clients money. One such skill was their note-taking as they entered call information into our UNIX collection system.


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Bob Ambrogi wrote a great article this week that outlined the benefits of legal blogging beyond marketing. Phrases like: a creative outlet, makes you smarter, builds relationships, opens doors, improves your writing, and serves others stood out to me as key. In reading that post, one could only be inspired to start blogging.
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I have been reading through a book titled Suffering by Paul Trip. In general, this is not a topic I enjoy or want to learn more about for fear that I’ll somehow unwittingly bring some upon myself. The last sentence sounds silly, but it’s true to how I think sometimes. If left to my own choosing, I’d opt to avoid suffering in all shapes and forms. That said, suffering comes to all.


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My dad used to speak of seasons of life quite often as I was growing up. He used them as an anchor point for providing understanding to a specific situation. Often the seasons of life were tied to moment and what was happening with kids, relationships, school, career, etc.

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Mail chimp template design can be a frustrating thing. I use it just enough that it has a learning curve every time log in to make an edit or create an email design from scratch. The pain experienced during this process reminds me of the pain associated with anything new when tried for the first time. Exercise, diet, CSS equals pain and frustration.

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I recall a time in my late teens early twenties when my sister confronted me about my conduct and somewhat wild behavior. At the time, I was extremely annoyed at this intrusion. Looking back, I’m glad she said something. She was holding me accountable and letting me know I was not moving through life unnoticed. She loved me, and that’s why she was willing to make things a little uncomfortable. She was willing to ignore the norm of my current behavior and address the truth of my problem.

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