Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sunday sleepy Sunday

Confession: I’m kind of a “hard charger”.  By this, I mean that I can be moderately (to extremely) driven, perfectionistic, focused, intense.  These qualities can serve me well [example: they have allowed me to achieve a variety of accomplishments in … Continue reading

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“And we helped!”

I live in a perfectly happy middle-class community where people work to live the American dream.  Part of that dream entails a reasonably nice home, and an equally reasonably nice yard. We have had a scorching hot summer where I … Continue reading

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Git it girl!

Bright and early this morning I went to a yoga class that I really enjoy (a moderately intense vinyasa session) taught by an instructor that I appreciate, respect, and trust.  After the teacher led us through a few minutes of … Continue reading

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Making the best of it

A little over a month ago I wrote about how the city favorably responded to an unfortunate situation; namely, the removal of a certain kind of tree in all public spaces (due to an insect infestation). The beetle the city … Continue reading

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Exactly who are we talking about?

With permission from my work team, I share this happy hour story: One of my former colleagues recently had a medical scare in her family.  A tumor. The doctor was able to remove the lump completely, and the biopsy showed … Continue reading

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Say what?

Today was a day of bizarre conversations. From the barista who attempted to engage me in a discussion of the rhyming skills of Cole Porter (“You’re Fred Astaire, you’re Camembert? You’re a Bendel bonnet, a Shakespeare sonnet?  No, nothing?”), to … Continue reading

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Connections abound!

Today was a busy day at work.  Lots of meetings, lots of interactions, lots of conversations.  Some discussions were tactical, some strategic; some were all business, and some were skewed more towards the personal.  Some were easy and comfortable, some … Continue reading

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