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What a Monday!

Tomorrow my company is having the twice-a-year big-deal national meeting.  As a result, this entire week all employees get to wear casual attire (versus the business attire that is usually required Mondays-Thursdays).  So today, instead of having to don a … Continue reading

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Reconciliation

Two years ago, I was walking our old dog Hazel down the street when an older Russian neighbor lady stopped me and said, “Don’t let dog near my yard.” Nice to meet you, too. Since that day, I made a … Continue reading

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A visitor among us

I generally find people pretty fascinating, and bloggers particularly so.  Individuals who maintain an active blog often do so with wonderful creativity and good-natured humor.  From the gal who sees a cow every day to the guy who makes fun … Continue reading

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Proud mama

At the beginning of this year I enrolled Charlie (one of our two 11-year-old puppies) in basic obedience classes.  He came to us knowing his name and how to sit, but those were pretty much the extent of his direction-taking … Continue reading

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Part of me re-awakened

There used to be a time when I was into writing poetry.  I listened to The Writer’s Almanac every morning, attended poetry readings and other spoken word events every few months, even competed in a poetry slam (I got second … Continue reading

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Thoughtful treats

The company where I work has many employee-run interest groups.  Colleagues come together and connect over a common topic, ranging from diversity issues (i.e., race, gender, sexual orientation), to job skills (like presentation methods), to personal interests (like photography, meditation, … Continue reading

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A hot date

Every night for the past several weeks I have had a standing date with two pretty awesome guys: After dinner, we all retire to the living room – where we read or watch TV, and indulge in some ‘cuddle time’: … Continue reading

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