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Kat Surdyk
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Sexual harassment and pay offs
This is a follow up to my article on Sexual harassment; a different perspective.  In the news lately there have been a lot of stories on Sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or mis conduct. The most recent as of yesterday is about a young woman by the name o...
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Sexual Harassment; A different perspective
I'll start this with a caveat; This is in no way a defense of current events that are happening around the globe and in our news. I cannot speak for the women who are currently going through this or have gone through this in the past. My belief and views sh...
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Class war; the Division that will always exist.
I'll start this by taking a look at our current President. Donald Trump. Self made man, self made Billionaire. New money; as opposed to old money. Is he accepted in the hierarchy of blue bloods? The answer is no. No, he is not. He's allowed a certain standi...
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Suicide; before and after
This is one of the toughest subjects out there; because there are no answers.  Words are meaningless, and being a person who rely's on words to express my thoughts, I didn't have many. Not when it happened, not after it happened, and certainly not during th...
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Corporate careers should not come in two flavors; his and her's.
30 years ago, I started my career in the food and beverage industry.  (Even though I wanted a career in Law enforcement) Waitressing in a local club. This was just one of many jobs I would have getting to my final goal.  I say club, because back then, the f...
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Let's talk about customer service.
Growing up we were taught manners. It did not matter if we were in the public or not.  Going to a restaurant, even though the waitresses and waiter's are paid, short of removing glasses and plates, we cleaned up after ourselves.  We took pride in how we wer...
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Holiday Tradition
From the time I was a little girl, Thanksgiving and Christmas were my favorite Holidays.  Last Thanksgiving with mom and dad  The house always smelled of firewood, candles, cinnamon  and baking. Mom always had the card table set up in the living room, to wr...
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Shopping tips; staying on budget.
As a single mother, budgeting and staying hip are not always conducive when it comes to shopping for a wardrobe. For myself, I have a love of  clothes with labels. (So, I'm going to share how I am able to make this happen)  Jeans, True Religion, 70.00 Boots...
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Memoir of a single mother
Last photo of my family when we still had our house. In the front, Myself, and 2 granddaughter. Alexis, and Taytum. and back row; left to right, Jacob, Gabe, Krystal, and Antony.  I was a single mother 4 years before I knew it.  The one thing I want you to ...
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A call to action/The Puerto Rico crisis
The articles we write are backed by fact, usually with a link to a credible news source, or other data that is public. For this one though, all I am finding is "opinion", from both political party's that seem to be slinging mud at each other like 2 year old...
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