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Spring has sprung in New England!

May 20, 2015

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My oh my, spring has finally sprung in New England. Back in February, when we had about 8 feet of snow on the ground and a blizzard coming at us every other day, I never thought I would see trees blooming. Yet, here it is. This is our red bud tree. It is so pretty, […]

Targeted marketing – good or bad?

May 13, 2015

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Targeted marketing is a process of identifying potential customers and promoting products and services via mediums that are most likely to reach those customers. Targeting is a marketing buzzword. I dislike buzzwords, heck I even dislike the word “buzzword.”When I did a search for images of “targeted marketing,” all the images showed a dart pointed […]

One space or two?

April 22, 2015

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I don’t know if you’ve been keeping up to date on the latest controversy. No, it’s not about the Boston Marathon Bombings or Obamacare or Hillary Clinton, it’s about whether or not you should have one space or two spaces after the end of sentence. Okay, so maybe I spend a little too much time […]

Smartphone found!

April 15, 2015

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Alas, the mystery has been solved! I should have known better. Mr. Ken went to his very favorite store and had his very favorite food – a donut! He captured the moment with the missing smartphone. He claims he tried to make a video of the moment, but I think he was so focused on […]

Where’s Waldo?

April 8, 2015

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Or rather, where is my smartphone? It is usually lying on my desk, right in front of me, next to the little stylus thingie. The phone is normally staring at me, daring me to pick it up and start using it. Well, not today. It’s gone! This is what greeted me today. I went into […]

Peep time!

April 1, 2015

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Yes my friends it’s  my favorite time of year – Peep time!  It is hard to improve upon perfection, but the Peeps folks have done this very thing! Can you believe it?  A cute teddy bear dressed as a bunny Peep!!!!  How cute is that.  As much as I have a sweet tooth and love […]

Scary marketing

March 25, 2015

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I was going to do a blog post about, “Where’s Waldo?” but that will have to wait. I have to get something off my chest. Here’s an email that I just got: **************************************** Hi Nancy, I hope all is well! My name is Yutaka Yamamoto and I’m with Oracle’s Business Intelligence and Analytics team, as […]

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