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Meeting the mentor, learning about Third Places, a warm meal, and a nice cold Fat Tire. The ladies settle into their adventure.

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Will she or won’t she? Will anything get in the way of the weekend getaway to Oregon?


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Doogie has an idea… Will Fran cooperate? Is Julie capable of breaking away from her button-down corporate existence?

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Portland, Powell’s and Paninis… Thursday opens with ponderables and leads to a surprise at lunch-time.


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The Cookie Adventure begins. Doogie tries to charm young Julie, who isn’t giving him the time of day. But then, something happens. Is the all work, no play spell broken?

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The Journal Writer, Fran, seems to have a nice rapport with her cube mate, Doogie. It’s clear she is struggling to stay on top of the constant streams of communication required in her job and enjoys fun breaks, like the sports chat with Doogie. A message from her buddy and mentor puts a smile on her face…


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Now a visit to the ordinary world… In this case, the day job at TechCo.  This is where we get our first glimpse at what the Journal Writer has been encountering on a daily basis.