A new technique for cooking pasta. Prep it in a shallow pan of water. It will come to a boil faster, cook quicker. Thanks Food Network for the tip.

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You’ve Got A Friend In Me

When you are friends with me know that you will have a complete dork in your life. I am a unapologetic nerd/geek who in life seems to be divergent and idealistic. You will get someone who is encouraging and optimistic to a fault. I am going to be myself, no matter what. Sometimes I won’t always agree with you but I won’t make that the central issue of the friendship. You might be cooler than me but that is OK. This is what you get with me.

Getting Through A Dry Spell

I am in a bit of a dry spell at work…everyone goes through that. You work hard to break through to make things happen and it just doesn’t happen. My struggle the last couple of days is making quota in my job. You keep on going and no matter what you do its just not happening. Frustration begins to set in and you find yourself done. This is not a uncommon among people who work in a production environment.

Factors such as time of year, availability, life situations can impact everyone. One thing I learned years ago is that the more you throw mud at a tree the more will stick. It’s a take on you reap what you sow. Sowing requires hard work and dedication. A farmer preparing for rain means he has faith enough to plant for the future. Faith in different forms can also give some assurance in the future.

Getting through a dry spell isn’t easy. But with hard work, dedication, intelligence and a little faith you will be able to make it through. Don’t give up, don’t give in, do work hard, everything runs in a cycle. Yes the struggle is real but you are really going to make it.