Magna Cum Laude

When I graduated college, I was awarded the title of magna cum laude – something I had no idea about until I saw my name printed in the program.  Magna cum laude is Latin for “with great honors”.  The honor is typically awarded to folks in the top 10% of their graduating class, and who have a GPA of […]

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A Dance Between Stress & Sanity

I struggle with my new promotion – both with the politics and expectations.  I’ve posted a smidge before on the lack of clarity regarding my allowances vs. responsibilities and the unfortunate clash between the two.  What I haven’t written about is the personal expectations. My boss works very hard.  He really does, and I don’t […]

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It’s Okay To Be Afraid Sometimes

If you asked me the question “What are you afraid of?” a few years ago, I would have shrugged it off with an answer of “heights” like it was no big deal.  We’re all afraid of little things… things that make our flesh crawl.  For my husband, that’s spiders.  If you put me up against […]

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Weekly Tea Time for My Soul – 3/11/17

I know, I know.  I missed last week.  The excuse: too much work, not enough play.  This week was getting pretty close to that as well, but look at me!  Making time for stuff and things. Last week was rough.  I worked overtime every day last week, and it was just a whole world of […]

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Office Politics #No

I am a genuine person.  If you are being awesome, I tell you.  If you suck, I tell you.  I believe that transparency is so important in this world both as a time-saver and a courtesy.  If I am doing something wrong, I would like to know as soon as possible.  I can correct it […]

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