Beyond the Fourth

Category: Work


Highs and Lows

I could wait to get back from San Francisco. It’d been a long three days, and as the plane touched down in Portland, I started tapping my feet and upping the antsy-ness. At three days and two nights, it wasn’t…

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Strike of the Marine Layer

When my new boss asked me to come to San Francisco for training the day after Labor Day, I only batted half an eyelash. Sure, my in-laws are in town. Sure, it’ll be insane because of day after Labor Day…

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Working Mom Speech

My former company designated a weekly winner of a cup. It is passed from employee to employee, usually with a speech to explain the addition of a trinket to the cup AND to recognize the incoming winner. This was my…

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