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No Such Thing As Mundane #TheEichLife

Rethink what you would normally consider “mundane.” #TheEichLife

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Play It Again, Sam #TheEichLife

Savor it. All of it. Trust me. #TheEichLife

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Dreaming on a Whim #TheEichLife

Below is a list (in no particular order) of things that – at some point in my life – I thought I wanted (and maybe a few that I still do).

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One Passion at a Time

There is a certain magic, empowerment and spiritualism in the idea that anyone can change the world.

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Hit Send [#TheEichLife no.95]

At lunch with co-workers this week, the subject of a former colleague losing her dad was mentioned.  “I should text her and say we are thinking about her,” someonesaid off-handedly. Then she removed her phone from her pocket and nodded at us.  “I am going to do it right now,” she said. The rest of us smiled.  “I’d forget otherwise,” I said.  “Me, too,” agreed someone else.  We were all […]

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So Long, Grandma [#TheEichLife]

A few days before Christmas, my grandmother passed from this life.  She outlived my grandpa and most of her siblings. My mom and dad, brother and sister and I found plane tickets and an Airbnb and gathered with extended family in Denver for a funeral and a few meals together. Tomorrow her children will bury […]

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Christmas Playlist [#TheEichLife no.93]

My brother sent me a link last night to the new album from a little-known pop band we both like from Texas. It’s entitled “Baby, It’s Cold War Outside” and – you guessed it – is a cheeky take on a Christmas album.  “Christmas albums always crack me up,” he typed – a statement I […]

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Singing In The Shower [#TheEichLife no.91 #EurekaMoments]

I am both familiar with and a fan of singing in the shower.  But I usually partake in this practice when I am in my house. Alone. But the guy in the shower stall next to me at the gym this morning? He wasn’t just singing (or, to be fair, it was really aggressive humming). […]

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This Little Light [#TheEichLife no.89 #EurekaMoments]

There is a continued comfort to physical light for me.