10,000 Hours

Re-dedicating myself to some of my favorite hobbies, starting with photography

For years I’ve collected hobbies—seemingly always finding a new one shortly after growing bored with the last one. But recently I realized just how much I’ve let two of my passions — photography and playing music, languish. So rather than let either fall by the wayside I’m throwing myself right back in the deep end. In his book Outliers, Malcom Gladwell suggested that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to master something. Here’s to the first few being knocked out.

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2005 – The Infinity Room, playing at University of Illinois
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2010 – Volkswagon Bus at Pigeon Point Lighthouse
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2005 – Daisies in my mother’s garden
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2013 – My grandparents on Twin Peaks, San Francisco
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2009 – Chicago, IL
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2011 – Flatirons, Boulder, CO
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(Left) 2011 – Half Moon Bay, (Right) 2012 – Dustin in Muir Woods
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2011 – Cabo San Lucas
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2009 – Brittany in St. Louis, MO
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2012 – Dublin at home, Williamsville, IL
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2012 – Ryan at Half Moon Bay, CA
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2012 – Cabo San Lucas
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2013 – Ross at Eden, Utah
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2011 – Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA
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2013 – Eden, Utah

Only 9,996 hours to go…

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Dad, Midwesterner, product designer, coffee snob, craft beer lover, GIF enthusiast.

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