Tag Archives: new beginnings

Dangerous Prayers and a Sloppy Wet Kiss

Have you ever prayed a dangerous prayer? Not merely a brave or even a sacrificial type of prayer, but a truly dangerous prayer? Have you ever prayed something you’re a little squeamish about, even though you know it’s the right … Continue reading

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Becoming Unpolitical (and Happily So!)

Politics. It’s that other dirty little eight-letter word that never goes away. This day next year, we’ll be going to the polls and voting for the next president. The media will be falling all over themselves trying to predict — … Continue reading

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Another Big Decision Made

This year has been full of big decisions. Really big decisions. Some I’ve had a direct say in, while other have been completely out of my control. A couple weeks ago, I made the big decision to stay put here in Colorado, … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Spice of Life

It’s baaaa-aaack!! That’s right — Pumpkin Spice lattes are back in the stores! Along with pumpkin spice lattes, there’s pumpkin spice muffins, pumpkin spice Oreos, pumpkin spice Pop-tarts, pumpkin spice Twinkies, pumpkin spice Peeps, pumpkin spice beer, pumpkin spice pancakes, pumpkin spice burgers, and even pumpkin spice hummus. … Continue reading

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Refactoring and Being Refactored

Before I go too far down the road with this blog, some basic terminology and concepts should probably be explained. First off, what is meant by “refactoring”? From Refactor.com: refactoring is a disciplined technique for restructuring an existing body of … Continue reading

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New Beginnings and a New (old) Blog

Welcome to the “Being Refactored” blog, which was formerly known as the “Fiction and Software” blog for Chris Hambleton (that’s me!). I’ve been meaning to change things up a bit for awhile and today was the day! Though I’ve had … Continue reading

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