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This past week, I’ve been having to work a very odd schedule because my babysitter took a week of vacation. I’m very fortunate that my supervisor and co-workers have all been very accommodating.  I’ve been able to put in most of my time this week before everyone else gets into work, and the time I did have a meeting, my coworkers were able to tolerate the presence of my seven-year-old while we discussed some of that ‘boring engineering stuff’. This flexibility also extends to my coworkers. One recently went through the illness and death of a parent.  He had to take time off on a regular basis to bring his mother to various doctor visits and then more extended leave when she passed away. Another coworker lives on a farm and regularly comes in and leaves early to take care of work at home. Over the years, I’ve known quite a…

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