"I have been thinking about starting this challenge after the new year for the last few weeks. I first began the challenge last year, but unfortunately I fell off track. Not this year! Betterment is too important. I'm down. Thank you for posting…"
"Day 6:I started my Resume and saved it to my computer. This will be a work in progress, as I should continue to update it as needed.
Day 7: I reconnected with an old friend who I had lost touch with."
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
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"The guys at the gym I went to didn't look into the mirror out of vanity, they were watching their form. It's hard to look down at what your doing and keep your back straight so to make it easier in the free-weight room the walls were…"
I was, so unfortunately once, forced to read Homer's epic, The Odyssey. For those not familiar with the book and its prequel, The Illiad, it's a terribly repetitive, formulaic piece representing what is quite possibly the most bland form of writing known to history.I now possess advanced knowledge as to why it's so poorly written and, more importantly, what we have lost in the interim that we must regain.The Odyssey and its ilk weren't exactly written at all. We use the term "writing" to…See More