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The Linoleum Effect

Posted April 6, 2016 @ 2:19pm | by Tripp

Many years ago I studied martial arts. Taekwondo, to be precise. My teacher had many pithy sayings that I remember to this day. One of my favorite sayings was actually more of a concept than a saying. He would talk about “the linoleum effect.”It goes something like this: as you...

 

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I Am All Astonishment

Posted March 22, 2016 @ 4:42pm | by Tripp

It's been an astonishing Lent. Nothing I have experienced is quite like incorporating this new person into our lives. Especially into our religious lives. #EP will be baptized at the Great Vigil of Easter surrounded by those whom he may never remember as time passes, but...

 

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Top Five Posts of 2015

Posted February 6, 2016 @ 2:32pm | by Tripp

At the end of every year or sometimes in January, I try to share the top five posts from the year that has come to an end. The top five posts are decided by the number of visitors. There's no other stat at work, no preferences played on my part. These are the five posts that had the most...

 

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And yet.

Posted February 3, 2016 @ 8:05am | by Tripp

There are countless articles written about the process of completing a PhD. From the economic viability of such a pursuit to the emotional and spiritual toll it can take, the articles outline warning after warning. “Don’t do it if you can imagine yourself doing anything else at...

 

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On Sausage, Rain, and Banjos

Posted February 2, 2016 @ 11:47am | by Tripp

Have you ever noticed just how delicious the crispy edges of breakfast sausage can be? Truly marvelous. The rain falls yet again in Berkeley. This has been our first actual rainy season since we arrived in 2011. Unlike the heavy Chicago skies of late winter and early spring, there is...

 

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Overf*ckingwhelmed But Grateful

Posted September 30, 2015 @ 12:30pm | by Tripp

Here I sit pondering how I can be in both Portland and Atlanta simultaneously. It's been that kind of September. As the month comes to a close, I wonder how I will begin to function anew after E.P.'s six month birthday. October 11th is when I promised myself I would start to work out...

 

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