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Your Patch Editor's Last Day is This Week

Also, support a local musician by attending his concert, tune up your energy and life and attend a Board of Education meeting.

It's a busy week in the Morristown area, friends. Need to tune up your life? Get a little (Board of) education? Support your local musicians? Wish certain Morristown and Morris Township/Morris Plains Patch editors well as they begin the next chapter in their lives? Then, this is your week.

  1. Tuning Up Your Energy and Life in 2013: If you've been running into walls, first, stop doing that. You're much more likely to injure yourself that way. Once that's over, head to the Morristown and Morris Township Library at 7 p.m. Monday, where Lisa Brick, a long-time natural medicine practicioner and founder of Unity Charter School, will hold a 90-minute information session for those wishing to get past hurdles.
  2. Board of Education: For anyone interested in their children's Morris School District, or is simply curious about the process, the next Board of Education meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Lafayette Learning Center.
  3. Go Local: When we hear about going local, often it refers to supporting local businesses and consuming products produced from 'round these parts. On Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., support a different kind of local--local talent. New Age pianist Quentin Fielding, of Madison, is performing in the Starlight Room at the Mayo Performing Arts Center.
  4. It Must Be an Honor to be 'Cherry Picked:' These dudes were, and now New Jersey Young Professionals has gathered them together in one place--Sona Thirteen at 7 p.m. Thursday--for a special "Single Mingle" event. Ladies encouraged.
  5. So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye: This one is a bit more personal, so it's time to revert back to first person. Friday, Feb. 1, is my final day with Patch. In just a couple weeks, I will board a plane bound for Busan, South Korea where I begin the next chapter, as an ESL teacher. All this week, I am going to repost some of my favorite posts accumulated over the past two-and-a-half years, since Morristown Patch launched in August 2010. Starting at 4 p.m. on Friday, I will be hanging out at George & Martha's American Grille. Anyone who wants to wish me luck (and buy me a farewell drink, nudge, nudge, wink, wink) is encouraged to stop by. 
Kera Goldsmith January 28, 2013 at 03:05 AM
Bon Voyage, John! Wish I could be there to buy you a drink - or two! :)
Moira January 28, 2013 at 01:07 PM
I am sorry to see you go. Best of luck in your new endeavor.
margarita armington January 28, 2013 at 01:30 PM
good luck John! awesome adventure ahead. safe travels! stefan and margarita
Prentiss Gray January 28, 2013 at 02:34 PM
Good luck John, you've done a good job here and I am sure good things wait for you in South Korea (and faster internet!)
susan brown January 28, 2013 at 02:39 PM
Sorry to see you go, John. You have made PATCH a great read. Good luck with your new undertaking and safe travels.
Susan January 28, 2013 at 03:04 PM
Good luck!
Carole January 28, 2013 at 04:17 PM
Good luck John ..we will miss you. Best of luck on your new chapter in your life.
Jan Bresnick January 28, 2013 at 05:30 PM
All the best, John. Your next adventure sounds exciting!
Nicole January 28, 2013 at 07:21 PM
Great work and best of luck, John!
Diane January 28, 2013 at 07:55 PM
Much happiness, good health, and wonderful adventures as you start this new part of your life. Diane
911 Dog and Cat Rescue January 28, 2013 at 09:20 PM
The doggies, kitties and I wish you safe travels and the best of luck!! :)
Barb B January 29, 2013 at 10:13 PM
John You made the Patch come alive! Happy Trails
Stephanie January 30, 2013 at 03:42 AM
Congratulations on taking on such a great new endeavor!
Sally Beck January 30, 2013 at 01:38 PM
You should be proud of Morristown Patch. You've done a nice job with it. I hope you blog back a few times with tales of your new adventure. Best of luck.
Yolanda Navarrete January 31, 2013 at 12:29 PM
I'm so sorry you are leaving! Best of luck to you. You did a great job.
Janet Saulter-Hemmer January 31, 2013 at 03:52 PM
Sorry to loose you on Patch - loved reading your reporting. But what an AWESOME next chapter to your life!! Enjoy the experience.

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