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Monthly Archives: June 2008

Trying to Connect

I will be the first to admit that I do not get along well with technology. However, I am not sure it is entirely my fault. After hemming and hawing I decided to go wireless here at the beach. If I am going to work near the ocean, I might as well be on the […]

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Change of Perspective

Welcome to my new office. Great view, no traffic and the ability to take time out to reflect on life. We hear people complain about the Millennials, who will accept employment as long as the conditions are on their terms. I’m thinking they are onto something. Are people more productive because they sit in an […]

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A Toast!

Now I understand why employers shy away from hiring older workers. You see it has taken me three days to recover from almost a month of birthday festivities. My husband threw me not one, but two surprise parties within one week of each other. I suppose if I were turning 20, I would have rebounded […]

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The Perfect Gift for New Dads

I have often wondered why moms were the only ones eligible for state mandated parental leaves here in Massachusetts. I can remember feeling sad and tired when my husband left for work, leaving me with an infant. I thought I would lose it 18 months later when the second child came along. I suspect many […]

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I’m Being Followed

and I have no idea why. I know you think I am being paranoid, but I happen to know for a fact that I am being followed. You see I am experimenting with social networking. Once or twice a day I receive an e-mail from Twitter (www.twitter.com) telling me someone is now following me. At […]

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How to Thrive Among Young Workers

Age has been on my mind a lot this week. You see, I am a June baby. We are aging, yet the workforce seems to be getting younger. I consider myself lucky because I don’t have to constantly figure out new ways to look hip in the office. I know others aren’t as fortunate. I […]

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Coming up Short

Our friends Beth and Elliot joined us for dinner Saturday night at Tablella‘s in Amherst, Mass. Well, actually I think they joined us for a snack. I’m a well traveled gal and have been fortunate to have eaten tapas where they were invented. This place ain‘t no tapas joint. Tabella‘s bills itself as a tapas restaurant where diners […]

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