How quickly thigns change and back

Three  weeks ago, I was on top of the world at work. We were finally getting resources to help with my project, things were getting organized like I have been trying to do for months,  and it looked like we were on our way to building a great team in St. Petersburg. It was also looking like I would be able to finally get approval to attend a technical conference that would really help me a lot with work. Two weeks ago, I was also so consumed by work, that I worked all day, much of the evening, went to bed for about five hors, and started over again. I even worked a significant amount on weekends and during a family vacation so i could keep the work moving forward. It was tiring but I was excited.

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Heart of a champion – Michael Jordon

Over the course of my life, I have watched d a lot of sports on TV. I loved the action and competitiveness when I was young, and now that I am older, I love to study them, analyze them, and learn from them. I have been very fortunate to watch some incredible athletes like Michael Jordon, Tom  Brady,  Roger Federer, Michael Phelps, Lance Armstrong, and John Stockton compete. The list of great athletes is huge, but the names I have listed belong to a much more elite group. Yes, these are all incredible athletes, but to me they are more. They all have the heart of a champion.

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Buying a watch

I’ve needed a new watch for two years now. My current fifteen dollar Timex watch has served me well for over eight years but it needs to be retired. The original metal band that broke four times and was repaired three times with stick pins has now been replaced by a band that is worth more than the watch. This is good, but the watch has other issues. I can no longer use any of the buttons, except the ones to set the watch, so no alarm, no stopwatch, no light. I have been trying for over a year to select a replacement, but I just can’t find a watch that meets the requirements.

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