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If you know me in real life, you know that I’m not finding the academic portion of my MBA particularly difficult. It isn’t a breeze, there’s reading and essays and mid terms and homework, but it’s not rub your belly … Continue reading

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Learning and Confirmation

There is this terrible moment  . . . in hallways, in the cafeteria, where someone comes up to me and asks me how I’m managing. They say it with a sort of wild-eyed look. And I sort of mumble something. … Continue reading

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16 hours

My alarm goes off about 7:10. I hit snooze. Sometimes twice. I fill the kettle and plug it in. Walk down the hall to the loo. Unlock my door again. Pour grounds into the french press. Stir. Dump in cream. … Continue reading

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So I’ll tell you about the bed instead

I have some MS stuff going on. Nothing serious, nothing that is going to derail the program, or, let’s face it, me, but I’m not ready to talk about it yet. I have not slept in a single bed since … Continue reading

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Firstly – I know I have not posted every day in a long time, and I thank you for bearing with me. Graduate school turns out to be intense. I appreciate having a ready made space to unpack my thoughts … Continue reading

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Suits and Jeans

Today was the first day of school. I didn’t take a business degree. It bothers me because I feel like there is all this stuff I should know, because I work in business. There’s stuff I know $5 about, and … Continue reading

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