Category Archives: life

The Modern Wedding: On knowing yourself

Editor’s note: All images are courtesy of the incredibly talented Jessica and Sarah at Cocoa Blue. They are amazing, they’re based in Montana but travel the world and they come highly recommended by me. As we looked into the mirror … Continue reading

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The Modern Wedding: One year later

Editor’s note: All images are courtesy of the incredibly talented Jessica and Sarah at Cocoa Blue. They are amazing, they’re based in Montana but travel the world and they come highly recommended by me. The Modern Love Machine and I … Continue reading

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Home

Friday was a remarkable day twice over. It was the Modern Love Machine’s 30th birthday, and it was also two years to the day that we started moving in the Modern Abode. A year ago we didn’t do much to … Continue reading

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The mystery of grace

Source: jengray.com via The Modern Gal on Pinterest  I’ve fallen in love with both the concept of grace and the word itself. The first time I thought about the concept of grace outside of the context of a pre-meal prayer … Continue reading

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Beyond surviving

Every time I really start getting into my triathlon training, I mean really get into it, I get this sort of athlete’s high that makes me think, ‘I love triathlons with my whole heart! I should try a little harder … Continue reading

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M:PT Week 1

The thing I found in the first week of Mission: Put Together is that I’m really self-conscious about the way I look right now. Self-conscious is not an adjective I’d usually use to describe myself, so it’s caught me by … Continue reading

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Momentum

I read the following thought here, and I thought it was too brilliant not to pass along. Habitually successful people appear to have vast reserves of motivation, but it’s more likely that what they have is momentum. They have pushed … Continue reading

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Make the best of life while you’re young

Once upon a time I was pals with Tom Prestigiacomo, who once upon a time was the afternoon drive host on FM100 in Memphis. I haven’t talked to Tom in quite a few years, and according to his LinkedIn profile … Continue reading

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Weekend warrior

As evidenced in my last post, I was already aware how a change in jobs would require me making certain adjustments. What I did not expect was not being able to handle a normal, Saturday+Sunday weekend. Oh, I know now. … Continue reading

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Adjustments

I turned in my company-issued Blackberry yesterday, which means I’m down to my one and only iPhone. For about four years, I’ve double-fisted phones in an effort to keep work and life separate and not give up my personal number … Continue reading

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