Self Care Sunday

Between two little ones and running a Railroad I don’t have a whole lot of time for self care (my workout literally happens at 4am or not at all). Lash extensions are one of the few things that are on my must do self care routine. I started getting lash extensions almost two years ago. […]

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What Good Looks Like

Twice a year my company partakes in the always popular event of “calibration”. Calibration or sometimes called “leveling” is when the Division leadership team gets together to evaluate our people. Prior to Calibration each employee will write their accomplishments against a set of objectives, the direct supervisor then has to “sell” the higher achievers to […]

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For Rent

A colleague and his partner recently had twins, a beautiful baby boy and girl. Having just had my daughter 6 months ago I have enjoyed being apart of his “pregnancy story”. Listening to the journey from egg donor to surrogate implantation I quickly learned that although I have two children I (apparently) know very little […]

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Eat Local

Today is World Breastpumping Day. It’s also National Chocolate Cake Day. National cookie day would have been a better fit but chocolate cake and milk go great together. Pumping is a topic near and dear to my heart (get it?!). Working at the Railroad I am proud to have forged new roads for women in […]

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Life Optimized

A New Year is here and I am buzzing with a fresh list of all I hope to accomplish. Let’s be honest – this list doesn’t look all that different from previous years and I’m okay with that. It’s about realignment and refocus and whether that comes in January or July, I am a fan […]

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I Do Year’s Eve

2019 began in the best possible way: watching my childhood best friend walk down the aisle in the place we love the most – Santa Barbara. The bride and I met as snot nosed kids growing up on the same block in one of those magical free range childhoods where we rode bikes until street […]

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