Discover Challenge: A Piece of Advice

Always give 110%, that way you’ll never have to regret not trying.

This is a piece of advice from one of my college professors. He was one of the most hated professors on campus, and one of my favorite. Sure, he was a tough grader, but he really wanted to make sure you were learning, and understanding the material, not just make stuff up. I wasn’t uncommon for a straight A student to fail his class. He was tough. It wasn’t even uncommon for student to cheat on the exams and still fail. But if you put in the effort, you could pass.

I won’t say that I was a straight A student, though a did get a 4.0 a few semesters. I’d classify myself as an A/B student. And that’s what I got in his classes. Because I studied.

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Discover Challenge: Opening Line

“It was the first time, and it wouldn’t be the last.”

If you have followed my blog, specifically my photography, you know that I take a lot of picture of the moon. They may all look the same to most people, but I see the small differences. While the moon is tidally locked with the Earth, meaning that it rotates at just the right rate that we always see the same side of it, you can see some slight differences in orientation from month to month. That’s what I saw when I did the Full Moon Challenge in 2013.

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