Andrew Coy

Packing Patience

Don’t Leave Home Without It

Whether you are sick or not, traveling or staying close to home, or just in the normal routines of life and living, remembering to pack your patience is critical. 

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For everyone traveling (or rather, attempting to travel) through the JFK Airport in New York this weekend, they needed patience in spades. Apparently everything . . .

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January 07, 2018

Heavenly Palace


Sometime in 2018 — no one is quite sure exactly when or where though — the Chinese space station Tiangong-1 will come crashing down from its degrading orbit. It seems they unintentionally lost contact/control of it sometime after it’s last use in 2016. Currently, they are predicting a 1 in 10,000 chance that debris . . .

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January 06, 2018

Still Sick


I’m feeling ready to begin getting better — if it was up to just me. 

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January 05, 2018

Soliciting Advice

This Time ‘Round

Sometimes life has a way of circling back on itself. When it does, don’t pass up the opportunity to pause and ask those who were there the first time what advice they might give to you for this time ‘round. 

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January 04, 2018

Not Cease from Exploration

know the place for the first time

"When the short day is brightest,...

Between melting and freezing...

There is no earth smell...

If you came this way, / Taking the route you would be likely to take...

If you came by day not knowing what you came for,...

And what you thought you came for / Is only a shell...

Either you had no purpose / Or the . . .

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January 03, 2018

No Fun.

Getting Sick

Avoid it if possible.

If not possible, patiently persist and hope for good friends/family nearby.

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January 02, 2018

Patiently Persist

A Mantra for the New Year

What do you say when things go right? What do you tell yourself when things go wrong? What about when they go nowhere at all? What do you say to yourself when things are tough? If there was a ticker-tape of your self-talk, what would it read out?

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What you say when it's just in your head comes out loud and clear, just not the way . . .

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January 01, 2018