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15 minutes of fame

March 29, 2017

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Most of you have heard of the adage, “we all get 15 minutes of fame.” Well this happened to Mr. Ken last week. He was quoted in an article about a castle in Summit New Jersey. Can you imagine a real live castle in suburban New Jersey? It was called Vanderpoel Castle and Mr. Ken […]

Surreal customer service

June 22, 2016

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Once upon a time there was a nice lady named Nancy, who always tried to be a responsible adult. After her mother died, Nancy dutifully changed the mailing address to her own house. She even went in person to the local post office to do this. A week later, mail was still coming to the […]

A walk through Cambridge

December 16, 2015

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One of the many reasons that I love what I am doing right now is that I get to travel frequently to Cambridge, my favorite city in Massachusetts. I take the train into South Station, Boston and then I walk all the way to Harvard Square. It takes me about 90 minutes. I thought you […]

There is always a way

December 2, 2015

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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. And no, it’s not because of the food, but because of the emphasis on being thankful and being around family and friends. I am always reflective now too, since I have such happy memories of spending Thanksgiving with my Dad’s side of the family. They lived in Plymouth, which is […]

What happens when you write a lot

November 18, 2015

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I love to write. I started out doing it just for fun and because it relaxed me. My writing has given me so much in return. Can we say free stuff from Amazon? Mr. Ken is especially happy when I get free stuff like the candy pictured above. You may notice that one candy has […]

What motivates you?

November 11, 2015

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I am deeply immersed in my volunteer consulting project. I am working more hours and much harder than I ever did when I was getting paid to work. But, you know what? I am having a blast and I wouldn’t change anything. Sure, I have some frustrating days, but on the whole, I have never […]

The future of marketing

October 21, 2015

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The décor for the Future M conference was, appropriately, futuristic. For pictures see, My week at Future M.  And not surprisingly, the theme was the future of marketing. Here are some main points from the first keynote talk, “Innovation in Technology” by Brian David Johnson, Futurist and Principal Engineer at Intel. We can turn anything […]