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The Critically-Endangered Philippine Eagle

In the steamy rainforests of the Philippines, lives one of the largest, and most powerful of raptors. But this magnificent bird teeters on the edge of extinction with only…
What Is a Stroke

What Is a Stroke?

A stroke occurs when any part of the brain is deprived of blood flow (hence, oxygen) and the affected brain cells die. As the third leading cause of death…
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Poetic Imagery—The Sound of Words​

Poetic imagery is the vivid use of figurative or descriptive language, and it enriches and enlivens all forms of writing. Words, by their very nature, convey meaning. But the…
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Four Months In

Teddy and I were headed down to Spaulding yesterday, and we thought we had everything figured out! (I really mean, I thought I’d figured it out—teddy is a stuffed…
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September 11th

Today is September 11, 2020. It’s been nineteen years since that day, and a generation has passed. I’ve lived through my own challenging experiences, while trying to be mindful…
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Pillars, pillars everywhere!

What did I do over my summer vacation? (I didn’t catch COVID-19, so that was good!) I raised caterpillars. And more than a few of them!   My two…
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About me

As a Dartmouth graduate, I’ve studied information technology, marketing, and business management, with an eye for how underlying frameworks weave together. As an author I’ve looked at motivations, wonder, and disillusionment to explain why we do what we do. And as a piper I’ve played for the honor and dignity that we aspire to in our lives. Yet as a stroke survivor, I’m simply trying to find my way back…

My Management Services

No problem is too large!

The biggest questions can only be solved with a diverse group thinking at its best. I work with others, encouraging and challenging, flipping answers on their side until the very best solution is found!


Management Consulting

From evaluating prospective buyouts, to defining new markets for growth, I can help! I’ve spent the last twenty years finding right solutions to some of the most demanding questions. How can I assist?

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Assistive Technology

By combining the reach of Boston-area hospitals, with the talents of rehab therapists, and tech wizardry of university students, assistive tech is taking on a new life!