Journal Entry: Role Model

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Journal, NMD 343 | Comments Off on Journal Entry: Role Model

Grandpa Chuck I never met my grandpa Charlie, Chuck for short. He died of lung cancer two years before I was born. My sister was four when he died and my mother had a misscarriage earlier that year. Two years later, I came into the world, and in the two decades between now and then, I was inundated with all kinds of stories and praise of the man. Everyone, and I mean everyone┬áI’ve ever met across my extended family – both maternal and paternal sides – has lauded him in a way that’s not just the standard sort of obligatory post-mortem kind words. They were all struck...

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Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #10

Posted by on Oct 8, 2016 in Journal | Comments Off on Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #10

Three things I’m thankful for: My clothes, namely my leather jacket Blankets My imagination One thing I’d like to improve on: For many years growing up, I had a tradition of setting time aside in the day/at night to just imagine. Whether it be fantasies or stories-to-be-written or produced in any other form, I would exercise my mind and in doing so relieve some stress and evoke/vent some emotions. I’d like to get back into the habit of doing that.

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Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #9

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Journal | Comments Off on Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #9

Three things I’m thankful for: Music Headphones/earbuds/speakers Piano (performing) One thing I’d like to improve on: Actually practicing piano; I have too much of a tendency to sit down and play what I already know. I have a hard time motivating myself to start something new, instead just perfecting what I already know.

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Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #8

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in Journal | Comments Off on Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #8

Three things I’m thankful for: Chicken Dining halls Cookies One thing I’d like to improve on: Eating smaller meals more frequently instead of packing it all in in one or two, and making healthier diet choices consistently.

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Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #7

Posted by on Oct 5, 2016 in Journal | Comments Off on Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #7

Three things I’m thankful for: The forest and trails around Orono and Old Town Indian Pond, my neighborhood at home My hometown One thing I’d like to improve on: Getting to know my neighbors and my neighborhood overall better at home and in my own dorm.

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Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #6

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in Journal | Comments Off on Journal Entry: Thanks and Improvement #6

Three things I’m thankful for: My deceased maternal grandparents My paternal grandparents My religious upbringing One thing I’d like to improve on: Checking in with my grandparents regularly.

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