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Who Takes Care of Your Kids When There Is No School?
This school year has been a challenge for many families who have had to juggle their job and find care for their school age children on days off from school. Between regularly scheduled school vacations, half days, teacher's days and snow days, most parents don't even come close to ha…
Blimpsters! Are Meetings Putting You to Sleep?
I have a very difficult time concentrating and staying alert during meetings. It has nothing to do with the person speaking or the material being discussed. It's a phenomenon that happens when I am expected to not fidget or talk. In my silence I become acutely aware of the way the conference room li…
What Happens When You Return to Work After Vacation?
When I return to work after being away, I am just relieved when the combination door still opens for me. When my husband Mark returned to his job at Idexx, this is the site that welcomed him! Nothing says, "We missed ya' man" like a pranked office space...
Hey Blimpsters, How Much Do You Spend A Year to Work?
Yikes! Being employed is expensive! A new study done by CareerBuilder.com, shows that the average person spends about $3,300 a year working. That doesn't even include day care for the kids.
The biggest costs:

Gasoline- 84% of us drive
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WBLM Morning Show On WHOM! [VIDEO]
One thing that I can say about working at BLM, is that there is never a dull moment! Many of you know that WBLM is part of Townsquare Media Portland. Our sister stations are WCYY, WPKQ, WJBQ and WHOM.
Here is the entire family!
Like any family, when there's a man down, we pitch in to help...
What Your Work Dreams Mean!
Every now and then I have a real whopper of a work nightmare! It usually involves mucky-mucks showing up and there is no music in the studio, coming in and finding strangers working here and sometimes I dream that I have forgotten to go to work...
Naughty at the Office Holiday Party?!
Don't turn in to a Ho Ho Ho at your holiday party! According to a new survey more than HALF of us have made out with a coworker at the office Christmas party! Woa, it's gone farther than that because 39% have had sex at the party. Most likely spots were parking lot and conference room...
Why Shop Cyber Monday from Work!
It's Cyber Monday and and if you get busted by your boss while doing some online shopping, I have an excuse! It's actually a good use of company time, because leaving the office to go buy this stuff at a store would take much more time away from your productivity...
Reasons for Being Late. My Latest.
I run late. I find 3 other things that I ABSOLUTELY have to do as I run out the door. You do that too? However, the other morning I was not awake enough to see that there was something seriously off with my clock. This oversight caused me to be ten minutes late...
Family Tradition Continues! What’s Yours?
This weekend my dad, Ben, taught his grand daughter how to paint a wall. I had to take a picture, because this is a rite of passage in our family. My Great grandfather, Sam, taught my grandfather, Albert, who taught my father, Ben, who taught my brothers and brother-in-law, Billy, Bobby and Cory...

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