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A Warm Walk In The Woods

This time of year I always get the itch to get outdoors.

It was unseasonably warm this past weekend and I looked down at my hiking boots and they were crying out to get some dirt and mud on them.

There was too much snow in the woods, but I knew Hopkinton State Park would have cleared roads to walk through the woods on.

So, my daughter, dog and I went for a walk. Of course my camera came along for the walk. I wouldn’t be much of a Samsung Imagelogger if it didn’t.

Don’t forget to get outside and away from a screen

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The Art of Saying Hello

This weekend I found myself thinking about the beginning of email. When every new message arrived it was exciting because it was a note from someone you knew or someone looking to know you.

We didn’t have tons of emails yet and spam was out there, but it was a rarity compared to today’s constant stream.

I wrote a long email to a few close friends updating them on what was going on. It was the sort of stuff we’d put into letters to friends and it felt good.

Then, I decided to take it a step further and sent a similar quick

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The Week That Was

This week was a long one.

Too much snow. Not enough sleep. Brain in overdrive trying to figure out the teeter totter of life.

So much going on from the big to the little, that it felt right to do a quick recap post since there is so much I haven’t shared.

Like most of the country (maybe world?) I jumped on the newest season of House of Cards. No surprise, I loved it. The fact that they left so much unanswered will keep me and all the other fans eager for more. Hopefully they don’t wait too long until the next season.

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When an Idea Clicks

It felt really good to speak at #FuelTheFuture and I left inspired because the idea behind what we are doing at YSN clicked more than ever before.

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Looking Back At Facebook and Where it Goes Next

Ten years ago today, Facebook was created.

Since then it has grown to a worldwide site that millions of people go to every day, multiple times a day to share anything and everything.

If you haven’t seen it yet, every user has a Look Back video waiting for them. For some reason they decided not to allow you to share or like your own video, so I had to capture mine to show to other people.

(Update – Since I wrote this they’ve added a share button)

What prompted this post was a company asking me what my thoughts were on Facebook and where

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Simplicity in a Bowl of Soup and a Magazine

The house is silent except for the slow passing by of cars trying hard not to slide on the freshly fallen snow.

Dylan is in the other room watching a video on the computer. His headphones don’t allow any noise to leak.

Mondays are a night when we rarely eat together due to dance lessons, workouts and schedules that don’t sync. These are also the nights that you’ll find me cooking something in a single pot that can be enjoyed at different times by all who are hungry.

I sat down at the kitchen peninsula where you’ll rarely find me.

The Chicken Corn Chowder

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What Happens Next You Have To See

Building something you believe in from the ground up is rarely an easy task.

A year ago, when I first heard the idea behind YSN and GO I couldn’t shake how right it felt. The months would roll by and I kept thinking about it and how it had all the components of something amazing.

There was a solid business model, a team of talented people and a clear goal of making the world a better place.

The past two days I’ve been in Washington, DC with some of our team. There were multiple conversations with really important people. We held a successful

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Know Thyself

My morning began with finding out a close friend’s father had passed away. It was followed shortly with a sick child. It is still early enough that I’m wondering what the third thing might be.

Some may say “typical Monday,” but I don’t look at any day differently than another. Each that I’m above ground is a good one in my book.

I’ve been looking at the social streams that I’ve decided to sit on the banks of and have been clearing them out more than usual.

The weekend full of links, lists and look at me is something I don’t want to

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