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On Shifting Gears

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Here I am in my new home office, listening as Mennonites in their buggies ride by on their way to church. Bonnie is sleeping in her bed at my feet (the hardwood floors are hard on her hips, so I’m investing in plenty of dog beds.) This morning we walked across the street, down a gravel road and through Mr. Baker’s farm. Last week at this time I was frantically packing boxes. Tomorrow I start the new job at Bucknell. This is a curious bucolic limbo.

All the books and time …

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Overwhelm
Overwhelm

My laundry list of books, articles, and posts grows exponentially and I can’t figure out how to manage it. Althought there’s something romantic about drowning in a sea of books, I think it’s probably wiser if I find ways to do a better job of all the books, articles, and other forms of publication that I need to stay current with. I’d really love some guidance about how to tackle this overwhelm and feel that I’m tucking in in some meaningful way.

Let me know what you do: