― " Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going." ∙ ~ Sam Levenson ∙ " Put blinders on to those things that conspire to hold you back, especially the ones in your own head." ∙ ~ Meryl Streep ∙ “ Life is either a daring adventure, or it is nothing.” ∙ ~ Helen Keller ∙ I can honestly say that I thought I would be someplace different by now. When the year started, I was picking up the pieces of my life after walking away from an relationship and job [...].