Category: Life

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Trust, But Verify

Photo by AG/KEYSTONE USA / Rex Features ( 507863au ) Deana, one of my newest operators came rushing into my office. Her main job is to field helpdesk calls, but occasionally she goes out...

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Authentic Feedback

My fellow senior network engineer, Chet, and I first met several years ago at our previous job together. Thankfully we kept in touch and when my current predecessor left, he brought me in to...

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Bamboozled No More, Escape The Matrix

After returning from Vegas, I have a better appreciation for travel and doing the things you enjoy doing without having to worry about work. This reminded me of my old friend, Mitchell, who recently...

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Vacation Withdrawals

When I got home from Las Vegas, I caught up on work email through my iPhone. Although smartphones make things more convenient, work life balance gets blurred due to this constant connection to work....

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Frozen Inspiration

I know I am a little behind the times, but on my drive back from Las Vegas, I finally caught Disney’s Frozen. I didn’t know much about it, but I knew it was kind...

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Viva Las Vegas: Live Your Dream Life

After a rough week of heated discussions, health concerns, and the usual work stress, I was looking forward to my short road trip to Las Vegas. Since work is finally stabilizing from emergency outages,...

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My Health Fair Visit

Yesterday I attended a community health fair. I recently learned from a Costco health screening that I had abnormally low good cholesterol. My main goal was to retake my cholesterol levels to confirm Costco’s...

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Speaking Up Against Mistaken Identity

I am naturally an introvert. I am passive and soft spoken. It should come as no surprise, people have mistaken me for someone else or called me by the wrong name. In the past,...