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Mr. Ken’s latest toy

July 18, 2018

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So I come home from doing errands and this sight greeted me. This is a different phone that what Mr. Ken usually uses, so I am puzzled. I am even more puzzled when said object starts making odd noises, kind of like chirping sounds. Naturally, I reach toward the phone to see what is going […]

What is wrong with medicine?

June 13, 2018

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Before I get started, let me say that I am very, very grateful to live in the Boston area, where I have access to world-class medical professionals. I never take good health for granted. That being said, a recent experience during my annual physical made me stop and think. I schedule the first appointment of […]

Social media faux pas

April 4, 2018

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Okay, so social media is here to stay. But it seems it is degenerating into quick hits. A few recent experiences got me thinking about how little thought we put into what we say on social media. 1. Why connect. I’m a big LinkedIn user, since it is more for professional use. I am always […]

Working in the 21st Century

October 18, 2017

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Boy, times sure have changed. Sometimes I feel that I was born in the wrong century. My volunteer consulting project recently started up. I am very excited about this year’s team since we have a mix of both “older” volunteers (older meaning they are over 50) and “younger” volunteers (younger being under 30). Everyone is […]

Awful marketing

September 27, 2017

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What ever happened to honesty and integrity? I know, I know, I am asking a rhetorical question, but two recent incidents really got me thinking. By now, you all must have heard of the Equifax data breach. At least 143 million names, birthdates and social security numbers were stolen by hackers getting into Equifax. Now […]

Adventures in Quincy

August 23, 2017

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Normally, Quincy Massachusetts is not the place for adventures. Other than it being the birthplace of John Quincy Adams and home to the old Fore River Shipyard, there is nothing much of note there. I did live there 26 years ago when I first moved back from New York City. Mr. Ken and I had […]

Life lessons learned from Candy Crush

May 17, 2017

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Yes, there are some valuable lessons learned from this addicting game. I recently joined the ranks of those who can’t stop playing this game. As always I try to find something positive in every situation so here goes. The life lessons I have learned from Candy Crush: 1. Don’t be afraid to try something new. […]