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  • Mother’s Day Redux

    May 8, 2014

    I posted this piece last year as we neared Mother’s Day. I was still living in the jungles of Costa Rica, where the rainy season had arrived. One year...

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  • What an Orca Can Tell You About Leaving Your Job

    March 17, 2014

    I’ve been writing for some time about living in the “alternate universe–” meaning, life on the surface at work doesn’t match up with the values you carry deep down....

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  • Employee Appreciation Day

    March 5, 2014

    I used to have employees of the two-legged variety–and many of them remain good friends to this day. Nowadays, however, I tend to hire the four-legged type. Buddy (shown...

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  • Our Idols are Human Too

    March 4, 2014

    I never imagined wanting to come to John Travolta’s defense. But amidst all the post-Oscar Travolfrenzy about his on-stage butchering of Idina Menzel’s name, I’d like to weigh in. Sure, I typed my name...

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  • Creating Space to Think

    February 22, 2014

    I’ve been thinking about thinking lately. Mostly, that we don’t cultivate the time to do it anymore. I used to think while I stood in line at the post...

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