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Why Leaning Out Might be the Best Step Toward Leaning In Again

As you might know from reading this blog, in June I left my previous company and, instead of taking the six-figure executive level role I was I leaving it for, had a change of heart and decided to take a career “pause.” I’ve spent the summer effectively “leaning out,” which is the best way I …

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Margaritas and My Midlife “Awakening”

Margaritas were made for patios: sunshine is a critical component to enjoying them. I like mine mixed simply: tequila (preferably reposado), lime juice and agave, with a salt rim. Luckily, Denver has some of the best margaritas in the west, and a plethora of sunny patios to sip them on. Margaritas also seem like a …

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Taking the Red Pill in Santa Barbara

The idea for this blog came about while on vacation in Santa Barbara, on the patio of Wildwood Kitchen — an upscale BBQ restaurant in the city's Funk Zone — after three happy-hour margaritas and two plates of juicy rib meat and chicken tacos. Their food is made with joy and love, and perhaps that's …

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