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Road Rage

Road Rage

At the red light, at the exit of my office’s parking lot, I slowly edged out a little bit, trying to see if I could make a right turn onto the main road.   The road was packed with bumper to bumper traffic.  I made eye contact with the driver who was stuck where my traffic light was.  He was unable to clear it due to the congestion.  I didn’t expect the driver to be gracious and let me pass.  …

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Too close for comfort

Too close for comfort

“Hilary, there are flowers for you here,” my office’s receptionist sung into the phone as she called me from our other location, which is about half a mile from where I work.    “Flowers?  For me? There? That is so strange.  Who are they from?” I asked.   “I don’t know.  Come over and find out,” she happily answered.   “Alright,” I replied as I grabbed my car keys.  “I will come over.”  But, before I left my office I…

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

It was about twelve years ago that I conducted my first job interview. As I questioned the candidate, it became obvious to me that I was more nervous than he was. As I fumbled my way through my inquiries, I realized I had no idea what I was doing. Fortunately, I managed to get through it, and over time, I was able to hone in my interview skills.     Although I have improved, interviewing is still one of my…

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Tripped up

Tripped up

Call me crazy, but I can’t decide if I am excited or not. In the near future, I will have to jet off to a Caribbean island for a couple of days for work. It sounds horrible, right? Don’t roll your eyes. Really, please don’t. I know, you are probably saying, “if you don’t want to go, I will.” It is not that I don’t want to go. Actually, it is far from it. I am very happy to be…

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Tripped up

Tripped up

Call me crazy, but I can’t decide if I am excited or not. In the near future, I will have to jet off to a Caribbean island for a couple of days for work. It sounds horrible, right? Don’t roll your eyes. Really, please don’t. I know, you are probably saying, “if you don’t want to go, I will.” It is not that I don’t want to go. Actually, it is far from it. I am very happy to be…

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