Tag Archives: travel

Business travel: the perks with no kids?

For the last several weeks my job has been particularly demanding.  I took on two very high profile projects in preparation for my company’s biggest customer event and, as a result, have been working long, long hours. I’ve been getting … Continue reading

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I miss our hugs

At what age do we stop hugging our children? I’m writing this at 30,000 feet, having been away from my family for six days on a business trip. I miss them terribly and, an hour away from landing, am envisioning … Continue reading

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Three Perfect Days: San Diego

When I was a loyal customer of United Airlines, back in the days before JetBlue, I would settle into my seat and immediately open the inflight magazine to the Three Perfect Days feature.  In those days I hadn’t traveled much, … Continue reading

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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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Happy birthday Golden Gate Bridge!

On Friday, while our children were in school, my husband and I went on a field trip.  We ventured into Marin County to enjoy lunch at a new restaurant in Golden Gate National Park on the property that used to … Continue reading

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Tourist in my own backyard

We live in a part of the country that’s culture-rich and surrounded by great natural beauty. And yet with the activity and commitments of daily life — work, school, soccer games, softball practice, errands, play dates, etc. — we rarely … Continue reading

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How to make a business trip a working mom’s vacation

Business travel isn’t a big part of my job, but as a high tech marketing person I’ve always had occasional trips for things like tradeshows, roadshows, and customer visits. Now that I’m a remote worker, I have to travel more … Continue reading

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