Category Archives: The Plaid Mentat

Looking Forward into 2018

It’s been another year, so now it’s time to set my resolutions for 2018.  As I think about this a bit, I’ve always been a bit ambitious in my resolutions, and my success rate isn’t great…  …But, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2017 – Resolutions

As usual, I’m taking the last post of the year to review my resolutions and see how I did.  Here’s the page pulled out of the sidebar: Link

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Looking Back at 2017 – In General

Well, here it is, the last week of 2017, so it’s time to kick off my retrospective of the year.  All things considered, this year was pretty decent to me if a bit on the rough side.  I made some … Continue reading

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My Alma Mater

I recently got the chance to go to Colorado Mesa University and sit on a panel of other graduates to talk about our current position and educational trajectory.  This was a lot of fun for me for a few reasons, … Continue reading

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Keeping a Positive Attitude

I’ve been struggling lately to keep a positive outlook about my life.  In the past, I used to brush off negative emotions, people, and events as transient, as the main flow of my life was positive and the rest didn’t … Continue reading

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Looking Forward into 2017

Ok, the fact that you made it this far means you are actually interested in what I am planning for 2017.  After all the looking back I’ve done in the last couple of weeks, it’s time to look forward, and … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2016 – Resolutions

Now that 2017 has arrived, I want to take one final look back at 2016, and see how I measured up to the goals that I set for myself in the first week of the year.  Some seemed ambitious at … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2016 – Life in General

2016 was a pretty busy year for me, especially in all the ways that I didn’t set goals around.  This post is mostly going to be about that stuff (I’ll be posting about all my New Year’s resolutions first thing … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2016 – Gaming

2016 was a pretty busy year for me, especially in all the ways that I didn’t set goals around.  This post is going to be about the gaming stuff that I did this year – if you’re looking for how … Continue reading

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Five Years

I got a certificate at work the other day, congratulating me for five years of service at the NSIDC.  Five years seems so short when I look back like this though.  I’m not quite sure why – it’s possible that … Continue reading

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