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My airport epiphanies

This afternoon I packed up my laptop after doing a sales training, waved to my colleagues, and raced out of the office to the airport. I was hoping I could get a stand-by seat on an earlier flight and arrive … Continue reading

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How to survive a working conference

I’ve just returned from my company’s annual customer conference in Las Vegas,  an event that meant 12 hours of standing booth duty, 7 short theatre presentations, 6 hours of one-on-one meetings with industry analysts,  5 days of restaurant or conference … Continue reading

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3 things I learned from too many college tours

All of my children were on spring break last week. Now, if your child is a high school junior, as is my oldest, there is only one thing to do on spring break: visit as many colleges as you can. … Continue reading

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Look out, it’s the holiday season!

In our house, we celebrate one holiday at a time. This means that we don’t even think about Christmas until the Thanksgiving leftovers are tucked into Tupperware and shoved to the back of the fridge. Friday morning we head out … Continue reading

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Happy new school year!

Last week at back-to-school night my husband greeted a friend with “happy new year!” we all laughed, but I felt a little stunned too.  Sometimes my husband and I are so much on the same wavelength it’s uncanny. You see, … Continue reading

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What I’m planning to read on vacation

Next week is our second annual family vacation to Palm Springs. Our family life has been so busy lately that we are all five looking forward to this time together, just hanging out in and around the pool. Of course … Continue reading

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Checkout line adversity

If you ever see me standing in line at the grocery store, immediately step into another line!  Does it look like I’m standing in the shortest line?  It doesn’t matter! No matter how few people are in front of me, … Continue reading

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