in an effort to help governor neil abercrombie win his primary election challenge, i took to the streets yesterday canvassing for my very first time.

i’ve been hesitant to do it previously mostly because i’m not particularly keen to talk randomly to people i’ve never met before. the idea of knocking on doors and disturbing people at home has always filled me with fair amount of anxiety. though some of you may not believe it, i’m actually pretty anti-social by nature.

over the years, i’ve forced myself out of my comfort zone in an effort to improve this particular aspect of my personality. and while i’ve gotten better at it for sure, it’s still not a trait that comes naturally to me. i’m not sure that it ever will, but i nevertheless continue to do what i can to push forward through just some of my various anxieties. canvassing neighborhoods is no exception.

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