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Insights from a John F. Kennedy Library visit

October 10, 2018

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My two best friends and I are on a library kick and we’re trying to get more culture in our lives. This past weekend we visited the John F. Kennedy Library in South Boston. We initially planned to go because they were going to have a special exhibit about Jackie Kennedy Onassis, not so much […]

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 […]

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 […]

Running for the train

December 20, 2017

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I had a my Harvard project team meeting in Cambridge. I love these days! I take the commuter train into Boston and then I walk to Harvard Square. I always say I get my city fix this way. I walk through Beacon Hill, Kendall Square, Central Square and Harvard Square. We had a lot to […]

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 […]

Peep is in the house

October 11, 2017

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The other day I was hard at work at my computer, er rather I was attempting to reach Level 400 in Candy Crush, when I heard Mr. Ken come back from shopping. I thought I heard him say: “Peep is in the house.” I will admit that I am getting a bit more hard of […]

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 […]