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Keeping track (or not)

I asked a young woman working at a little food place in downtown Spokane if she had any idea how many smoothies she had whipped up since starting work there.

A thousand? More?

She couldn't even begin to guess, she said. “I try to focus on each one. Stay in the moment.”

Probably a good approach. Keeping a running tally might drive her crazy.

When you are at work physically…

but have already started your vacation in your mind…

You tend to say “What?” a lot more than usual.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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