Hello World – 2017 Edition

Well, that just happened. The annual calendar changed over yesterday, and I barely felt it. I suppose that’s not true. Obviously, something ticked inside me, as I’m writing a blog post for the first time in at least 5 years. Not sure why it happened this year, but I’m actually feeling the need to get (re?)activated in the realm of writing and sharing thoughts, even if no one is on the other end to receive them.

My 2016 ended with a decent dose of time reflecting on how I got to “here,” and where it was all leading. My notion of where things would be in a year from now, and beyond, was vague enough that I figured I need to be more intentional about how I’m steering towards the future. Thus, I’m using writing as a form of declaring intention. The past couple years have taught me a lot about the act of being explicit as a way to unmuddy waters, get to the best ideas, then act on them. Hopefully, typing up a bit of prose on a regular basis will help me do the same. (more…)