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Change is in the wind here at Road Warriorette HQ. What kind of change, you ask? Well, the exciting but unexpected kind. The oh-my-goodness-how-did-we-get-into-this-but-isn’t-it-awesome kind. The double trouble kind. That’s right. We are expecting twins. As in, two babies at once, taking our family from three to five. The blessed event is happening this summer.…

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Why business travel is so important

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A few years ago when the Home Warrior was working in inside sales there was an executive that he couldn’t stand working with. He was constantly overworked by this executive who had no boundaries when in came to work hours.  Requests would come in at ridiculous times, with the expectation that they would be completed…

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My experience with balancing business travel and family: a response to Daily Worth

There is always a lot of discussion about balancing work and family as a woman, but lately it seems I can’t check my Facebook or Twitter feed without seeing a new perspective. It started with Sheryl Sandberg’s famous (infamous?) Lean In, then the realistic yet depressing piece by Anne-Marie Slaughter “Why Women Can’t Have It…

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Watch your step!

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The Home Warrior and I travel to South Texas a few times a year to visit my grandmother.  There is a lot of interesting stuff to look at on thisdrive because there’s so much open land.  Two of my favorites are the huge wind farm in Raymondville, and the King Ranch which is one of…

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A Day in the Life

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Beep. The time is 3:30am. Why is my phone making that hideous noise? Oh yeah. I’ve got a trip today, which means it’s time to get out of bed.  The good news is I packed the night before so I only have a few things to do to get ready.  The bad news is I packed…

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