Reflections on Prison: ‘Freedom of Choice is a Beautiful Gift’

Nicole doing the dancer's pose at 4459 ft.

Nicole and I go way back – we used to sling sushi together at a restaurant in Portland, Maine. Shortly after I moved to New York City in March of 2007, she was arrested for possession with intent to distribute controlled substances (three different counts for the three different drugs she was transporting) and sent […]

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5 Tips on How to Keep Your PR Program on Track

If you’re an accounting firm in a position to work with an outside PR agency, good for you! Working with a PR firm is a great way to expand your own firm’s reach, showcase your thought leadership, and create content through media placement for your website and social media. Clips can be invaluable pieces of […]

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6 Tips for Detoxing from Corporate Stagnation

Love it or hate it, Corporate America is a great place for people to go and learn. It’s a breeding ground for power plays, ego baiting, personality conflicts, and competition. In other words, it’s an opportunity for some serious growth. But when you’re operating under “old school” philosophies – aka the traditional 9 to 5 […]

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(#11) Camping

Our tent

So I went camping this past weekend. Turns out, I don’t think I’ve been camping before quite like this. I mean, yeah sure, I went camping at Salmon Falls in Buxton, Maine back in the day when I was straight and hanging out with the other counselors I worked with at the Jewish Day Camp, […]

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(#9) The number one question that I get asked here

Cute, right?

Technically. I am not ranking the questions people are asking me here after they learn I hail from Brooklyn, but I will admit, it’s a question that strikes me in the moment and leaves me sort of dumbfounded. I can honestly say I don’t know Portland well enough to answer that question to my liking. […]

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(#8) Go see this.

I could totally relate to her epic aimlessness

By this I mean Frances Ha. It’s a film about a 27 year old New York woman trying to figure it out. Frances Ha. Written by Greta Gerwig & Noah Baumbach. Gerwig stars in the leading role. Basically Frances is best friends with Sophia. They live on Vanderbilt Ave in Brooklyn. They are like lesbian […]

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