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Encouragement

90 and Counting

My best friend Lee Moczygemba turned 90 yesterday. You would never believe her age—she is always impeccably groomed,...

Are you ready for Finals Week?

The last week of the year gives me the same edginess I used to get during Finals Week. It's as if there is some great...

Recipe for a holiday funk

Holidays often put me in a funk. I am missing my Mom who passed some 15 years ago. As I prepare for family events, I...

Stealing the job search show

In high school, I always felt the need to be a little different. I wanted to stand out--but in a good way. So, I tried...

It sucks to be me. Or?

I lost my first husband because we got into financial difficulties and tried to fight our way out of it--mostly with...

My father told me so.

Where do you get your advice? A client recently told me that she stayed three years in an abusive work relationship...

Do you know the way to San Jose?

That song has been running through my mind as I am tagging along on my husband’s business trip and visiting family...

2 Coffees, 3 Lunches

After some time of wallowing in the grief of a job loss, it’s time to pull on your big girl/big boy pants and move on....

I Got Fired

I got fired on January 4. Well, you might not call it fired, but I would. I lost a major client relationship that had...