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What’s in a name

February 13, 2019

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As a marketing person, I thought I was immune to all the tips and tricks marketers use to draw you in. I guess not. I was shopping at my favorite food store, Market Basket, and I was very excited to see that they now carry organic milk. Market Basket is known for its low prices […]

The secret to watching the Super Bowl

February 6, 2019

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Yes, I live in New England and I am proud of that fact. Yes, I am proud of our sports teams, but I don’t live and breathe sports. As the annual Super Bowl was upon us and I was not looking forward to suffering through, er sitting through another game of 300 pound men jumping […]

Some lessons learned from Zumba

October 17, 2018

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This post isn’t about becoming a better dancer. For those of you wondering what the heck is Zumba. Zumba is a mix of Latin and international dance. It’s the latest fitness craze. Alas, my Zumba dancing looks more like a spastic cockroach waving its legs. Fitness is my passion and I always enjoy learning about […]

What is your priority?

July 25, 2018

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I think it’s important to periodically review your priorities, since they may change over time. Right now, my priority is kayaking. As I tell my friends: “It’s my happy place.” Making something a priority means that you may need to schedule your life around it. This can be hard to do, but I have found […]

Let it go

May 2, 2018

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This sounds a lot easier than it is. I am a person who likes to be in total control of my life. This started from a very young age and I was raised by very strict parents. My whole life was pretty much charted out for me: be a good student, get into a good […]

Surreal customer service

April 18, 2018

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Queue the Twilight Zone music. . . I had another surreal customer service experience. On March 5, I went in person to close my account at Citizens Bank. I should have known something would be amiss since it was first day of work for the teller who helped me. Score one for the teller, he […]

Do you solemnly swear?

April 11, 2018

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Death, taxes and jury duty are the only sure things in this life. My time has come to be summoned for jury duty. I got summoned to Wrentham District Court. Now Wrentham is nowhere near here I live, but since it is in the same county, I can get called there. Normally, one wouldn’t associate […]