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Misleading marketing

April 3, 2019

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I should know better; if something sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. Last week, I was perusing Facebook and an ad popped up in my feed. Now normally I ignore ads, but this one caught my eye. It was for free bootcamp sessions at a gym near me. (On a side […]

Alex the drone

March 6, 2019

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I know all of you are at the edge of your seats, wondering what our dear Mr. Ken is up to now. Before the answer is revealed, there is one more piece of the puzzle. I came downstairs the next day and this sight greeted me. This looks like a drone and I wonder why […]

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 […]