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Happy Holidays 2022

I am long overdue for an update here, and I hope to get to that in Q1. My health really took a serious downturn, and I haven’t had much energy or clarity to write. But, after three months of medical leave and finally, FINALLY getting some answers about my health, I am back at work […]

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Representation matters

It may seem obvious to some, but when I came out 35 years ago, I never saw relationships like mine the way we see them now in advertising, television, film, and books. It continues to be a thrill for me to see same-sex couples in media. Having the LGBTQ+ experience normalized in the media is important and affirming in ways that may be hard for some to understand. My writing today was triggered by two things – a recent Out Magazine article about LGBTQ celebrities, and an LGBTQ romance series I just finished. This post reflects on what I am seeing and experiencing now as a result.

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This is who we are

I logged into our intranet this morning to prepare a blog post, and I came across this video about ZS.  I was happy to see it’s available on YouTube, so I could share it here.  For me, I feel like this video does a nice job reflecting on what makes ZS a special place to […]

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Gratitude

Gratitude. It turns out that it’s been a big theme in my reading over the past few years – more so than I realized.  I just finished reading The Gratitude Diaries, and I wanted to share what I found most compelling about the books I’ve read on this topic, as well as some of the common threads […]

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Feeling old

I work in a university town.  Although I often eat at my desk, it’s fun to be able to walk around at lunchtime,  windowshop, and people-watch if time permits. And every once in awhile I come back into town on the weekends when I have errands to run.  A few weekends ago I was scheduled […]

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