A New Habit: Writing Wednesday 004

Today was a great challenge and opportunity to write. I didn’t know what to write about, so I used one of my other renaissance pursuits (Photography) to get the juices going. I walked through my neighborhood and took some shots of the beautiful flowers that are in bloom. One shot captivated me when I was reviewing them–the shot showed life and death in one image. A beautiful African Violet blooming, but a dead flower interspersed throughout the blossoms. Got me thinking deeply on life and death. Here’s what I wrote:



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2014 in review: What a blog looks like when you work 60-80h a week in a kitchen for 50 weeks straight…BAD

I was so consumed with my role last year that my blogging fell by the wayside. Fortunately the quest for Renaissance did not. I was able to do somethings outside of my large work commitment. Blogging however was not able to find it’s place among fitness and photography as my two main primary outlets for stress and creativity last year. 4 Spartan Races in 11 months and many other happenings of 2014 will be summarized in the coming weeks with their lessons distilled into any insights for the reader.

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 480 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 8 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.