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In 2015…Find Your Hype!

I’ve been told that my life experiences have left me with a nice amount of wisdom. I’m not sure if I agree, but I feel that we all have something to impart on others.  I’m trying really hard to make 2015 an awesome year (insert Kid President voice right there), and I’d like to perhaps influence others to do the same. Needless to say, my year is off to a very rough start, but I’m keeping my head up, and hoping for the best.

So, if we’re going to take the world by storm in 2015, I think the first thing we have to do is find our hype.

What is “a hype” you say?

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Hitting Rock Bottom

I happened to come across this video this evening while scrolling through Facebook. I can say that it hit really close to home. I even got a little teary eyed.

The one thing that resonated with me the most was the reiteration that many people fall on hard times.

Well, I’ve been really embarrassed to find myself in the situation that I am one of those people.

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Still Shaking…Maybe a Little Smitten

Hey everyone! Finally finding a moment to get on here and update. Life has ben running along.  It feels like I’ve been working a lot, and I’ve definitely been training (Brazilian Jiu Jits) lots. Actually, my arms right this moment are super sore… like, way more sore than arms should be. :-/

Anywho…I had date #2 with Kay. Those of you who read My Hands Are Shaking will recall she was the old friend that I went on a first date with.  I’ve had a crush on her for years.

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My Hands Are Shaking

My mind has been in a spin the past few days. Let me start by saying thank you to everyone who is reading this.  You all rock. Those of you who chat with me through Facebook, or twitter, you all really kick a**. Many of you have been asking me how the date went. It genuinely feels nice that people care. I’m so neurotic about dating… it’s nice to have people to bounce my thoughts and ideas off of.

Dating is a strange phenomena. Also one that I am no good at.

It’s like a dance…one that I’m not really adept at. Much like any other dance , you gotta pick your spots.

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The Wide World of Teas

I am an avid tea drinker. I can’t quite remember exactly when I began drinking tea, or who introduced it to me for that matter….but now I’m a believer, and even more so, I’ve become a proselytizer. Give me 30 mins. and I will show you the world that can exist in a tea cup, in all its wonderment and subtlety.

Now, let me also say that if you’ve never had tea that didn’t come in a cardboard box, or sit in your cup in a little bag, you’ve never had tea. You’ve had s**t in a cup. And s**t is not tea.

That stuff…it isn’t tea. It’s not real tea. More accurately, it’s not good tea. Lipton, Celestial Seasonings, etc….those are the McDonald’s and Burger Kings of the tea world. They’re not toxic waste, but if the only hamburger you’ve ever eaten is a McDonald’s burger….oh my!!! You’ve never had a hamburger!!!

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