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Giving up information

November 13, 2019

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We do live in an information-based society. Most, or maybe just some, of us, are very careful about what we share online. But it’s funny how we react to things. A dear friend and I went to a financial seminar the other night. The topic was, “Managing your Retirment,” which is something we all need […]

The medical record quagmire

August 14, 2019

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Computer records can be a lot neater than paper records, that’s for sure. I understand the push for medical records to be online. Except, for me, there have been several VERY annoying consequences. 1. The doctor spends his/her time looking at the computer screen and not at me while asking me questions. Am I really […]

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 […]

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 […]