The crimson water lily

June 27, 2018


crimson water lily

I was out doing my favorite thing, kayaking, the other day. It was a glorious summer day; the temperature was perfect and there was just the slightest breeze. I was really enjoying myself and taking deep breaths of the fresh, clean air. I looked down and saw this beautiful crimson water lily. I have never […]

Evoking memories of Asheville

June 20, 2018


asheville tree print

It is amazing how a picture can evoke so many memories. That is why I love getting pictures as souvenirs. We bought this lovely forest scene last November when we were in Asheville. Something about the picture just spoke to me; probably because I love nature. Well I finally (!) got it framed and it […]

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What is wrong with medicine?

June 13, 2018



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 […]

Why kayak into the wind

June 6, 2018


why kayak into the wind

It’s kayaking season again and it is my favorite time of year. It is especially nice to go out on these early summer days before it gets too hot and humid. The only down side is that it can be quite windy. The other day was sunny and the temperature was a perfect 80 degrees. […]

What is going on here?

May 30, 2018


Mr Ken at work

So Mr. Ken has a new hobby. Can you guess what it is??????

Do you believe in fairy tales?

May 23, 2018


fairy tale princess

I am in the final phase of my volunteer project and it is a sprint to the end. I work with amazing colleagues and we are all pulling together to create an awesome final product for our client. I sat down on Saturday to do some last minute work, but instead I got roped into […]

Just get out there and do it!

May 16, 2018


just do it

By now, most of you know that I injured my foot last December and had to have multiple foot surgeries in March. The surgeon just cleared me for resuming my regular activities – yay. I was looking forward to restarting my “pod” walks. These are guided cardio walks (from a MP3 player – hence the […]