2021 in Retrospect | From Wolves

The Year of the Dogs If I could sum up the entire 2021 it is this: We got dogs, and now we’re behind on everything else (including this post, this is the most time-slipped retrospect ever). I expected dogs would be work. But I didn’t expect: The amount of energy a puppy must exert is … Continue reading “2021 in Retrospect | From Wolves”

2020 In Retrospect

On being focused I’ve been too scattered on tasks and projects and ongoing commitments. In 2020 I overcommitted (actually, in 2019, I overcommitted, which affected me in 2020) and found myself doing too many things and none of them well and not doing important things I needed to do but had no time for. By … Continue reading “2020 In Retrospect”

2019 in Retrospect

We were locked outside. The sliding glass door had locked itself upon being closed. Perhaps it had been slammed just a little too hard. Minutes earlier the kids had shot off poppers. We were celebrating the new year standing out on the back deck; 20 feet off the ground at my in-laws house. It was … Continue reading “2019 in Retrospect”