Author Archives: cvalcarcel

About cvalcarcel

Any and all opinions stated here do not reflect the thoughts, opinions or anything in any way shape or form of whoever my current employer happens to be at any given time. The opinions stated here probably don't even reflect my own opinions.

Time Travel Is All It’s Cracked Up To Be

I woke up this morning and realized it had happened again. Another year had gone by. (Okay, so it was really about a month ago, and I hated the fact that I was feeling anxious just knowing that the year … Continue reading

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Deadlines, Missed Opportunties, and When You Should Worry

I am one of those insane, but lucky, people who is participating in National Novel Writing Month (also known as NaNoWriMo). My daughter, to whom I always look for direction as to what sorts of new things are happening, participated … Continue reading

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Suffering is Required

So there I was researching a new script I am writing and something I was doing reminded me about a blog post I was going to write way back in June of 2011 titled Suffering Is Optional. Now, as it … Continue reading

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Adversity Shapes Us

On the way to Fort Lauderdale I was trapped watching Glee Live on my flight (the channel control was not working at my seat so short of poking my eyes out I was stuck watching until I realized that I … Continue reading

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The 4-Hour Body: Decoded (Does It Even Work?)

This is a blog post about some self-experimentation I did to lose weight after reading Tim Ferriss’ blog post and book on losing 20 lbs in 30 days. Before I say another word: please talk to a doctor or a … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Now (Again)!

[I can’t say it better than this:] So this is it. We’re going to die. – Arthur Dent From the Can’t-make-this-stuff-up Department: Tomorrow is the end of the world as we know it. While I binge on Pinkberry and Mister … Continue reading

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Blogging? So What? What You Really Need to Do is Give a Presentation!

According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the … Continue reading

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