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Updated: Jul 25

"When you stop growing, you start dying." - William S. Burroughs

This is more than just a clever proverb: it's the truth. Thanks to constructive criticism from friends and family, I am constantly growing, changing, and improving. The best way I have found to learn skills and develop strengths is to read books and try new things. Here are just a few of the many things I have discovered about myself.

"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not making decisions." - Catherine Cook

Things I Am Getting Better At

If you are reading this, congratulations! You have reached the most important part of this entire website. Why is it so important, you ask? Well, this is where I list the valuable and thought-provoking resources that I am currently using to keep learning new skills and knowledge. Some of these entries may become full blog posts in the future. Check out at least some of these resources--you just may learn something!

"You're only old once." - Dr. Seuss

Time to Learn Something New

I'm not getting any younger, and as they say, "the best day to start something was yesterday. The next best day is today." That's why I'm learning a second language, learning how to write compelling stories, and listening from people far smarter that I am. I may not be good at all of the things I try my hand at, but the outcome that really matters is the flexibility and resilience that comes with learning.

"Success is not the absence of failure; it's the persistence through failure." - Aisha Tyler

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