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WRITE ON: Invoking 1-hour rule to focus

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13.08.2021

Trying to keep focused these days is hard for many folks.

Include me among those many.

Incessant bad news about extreme weather, environmental challenges, harmful algal blooms in the Finger Lakes, scary COVID-19 variants, and the political imbroglio du jour in Albany can make it almost impossible to balance your checkbook, recall where you put your reading glasses or remember to pull the pie you’re cooking out of the oven before it becomes a crispy critter instead of crispy delight.

Right now I’m sitting amid teetering stacks of unopened moving boxes that make our new abode look more warehouse than home. The movers delivered the boxes just days ago.

Keeping any kind of focus in the midst of a move can be overwhelming.

But as I opened one of those cardboard crates, I was reminded of a simple strategy for focusing, a strategy I routinely taught my journalism........

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