Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day 2016


brief thoughts on this Memorial Day



WWI memorial at the Franklin Town Common
WWI memorial at the Franklin Town Common



The Boston Common flag garden can be found here
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2016/05/boston-common-flag-garden-2016.html

Sunday, May 22, 2016

College education expenses (audio)


thinking out loud on the Boston Globe article about the amount of debt college students are accumulating these days





  • Boston Globe Magazine article

http://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2016/05/18/hopes-dreams-debt/fR60cKakwUlGok0jTlONTN/story.html

HMEA Mike Moloney and MA State Representative Jeff Roy pushing their companions for the HMEA 5K
HMEA Mike Moloney and MA State Representative Jeff Roy pushing their companions for the HMEA 5K


Monday, May 09, 2016

Commencement 2016 (audio)

Reflections on the value of a college degree or masters these days



a stream that feeds into a larger stream within the Franklin Town Forest
a stream that feeds into a larger stream within the Franklin Town Forest


The Storify that The Worcester Telegram and Gazette put together for the Assumption College commencement on Saturday


Sunday, April 24, 2016

Thoughts on giganomics (audio)

reflecting on a couple of items in this thinking out loud today. one how a drawer fix was simple, and two how the economy seems to be moving to a gig to gig economy (giganomics)




construction project in downtown Franklin, another example of the gig economy
construction project in downtown Franklin, another example of the gig economy


  • The gig economy is coming
http://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2016/04/20/the-gig-economy-coming-you-probably-won-like/i2F6Yicao9OQVL4dbX6QGI/story.html


  • Interesting perspective
http://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2016/04/19/five-stupid-things-did-and-you-should-avoid-when-changing-careers/IFxNkpKjwAqTqL9wspwBTL/story.html


  • Advice on woman negotiating salaries
http://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2016/04/20/when-comes-negotiating-salaries-women-face-traps-that-men-don/6sQBO6SR4DLke8doK5fYEO/story.html


Friday, April 15, 2016

Navigating a proposal (audio)

Thinking out loud about navigating a proposal, how to do that successfully. Is there a best way? If you have a tip that works for you, please share.




A photo from the walk around downtown Franklin today where a truck load of curbing was getting ready to be offloaded.

curbing to be offloaded downtown Franklin
curbing to be offloaded downtown Franklin