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What inspires you?

July 17, 2019

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Now that I am semi-retired, I have a lot more time on my hands for reflection.  My latest thoughts are around inspiration. As most of you know, I am very involved in my grad school alumni volunteer organization, HBS CAP.  We do pro-bono consulting for Boston area non-profits. During June and July we are busy […]

Some of my favorite summer things

July 3, 2019

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The lazy days of summer are upon us. I got to thinking about the summer and how I love it. July 4th kicks off the summer and I am so ready for it! Here are some of my favorite summer things: 1. Many hours of daylight. I am a morning person and I love to […]

Where is your happy place?

June 26, 2019

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For me, that’s easy.  It’s out kayaking.  I could be having the most stressful day on the planet, but when I get out on the water in my kayak, it all goes away.  I am just enjoying the fresh air, the way my boat smoothly glides through the water and all the wildlife. I am […]

All ready to go!

May 15, 2019

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It is that time of year again, when we bring up our kayaks. I look forward to this all winter. We store our kayaks in the basement and have to bring them up through the bulkhead. The bulkhead is at a very awkward angle, so it is always a challenge to bring them up without […]

It is time for a vacation

August 1, 2018

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I had an “aha” moment this summer: “Vacation, for me, is just as much a state of mind as a state of place.” We normally don’t go away in the summer; I don’t like the crowds. It can be fun to stick close to home. Our town is deserted since most folks go away. These […]

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 […]

The view from a kayak

July 11, 2018

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You may have noticed that there are a lot of posts about kayaking these days. This is the summer of kayaking. I would rather be kayaking than doing anything else. We have had some glorious days and it has been heaven to be out on the water. Thought you would enjoy the views from the […]