This Thing Called Life

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Dan’s “Weird” Holiday Tradition

I found out in a Team meeting the other day that my household celebrates a weird holiday tradition. We learned this when we asked each other about the weekend’s activities. I mentioned what I did, and everyone was gobsmacked. They had never done this, they’d never even heard of anyone doing this one, wild thing. … Continued

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Using Preferred Pronouns for an Inclusive and Welcoming Space

If you receive an email from Marketing Messages, you may notice something different. We have begun adding our gender pronouns (he/him, she/her, etc.) to our email signatures, joining in with a growing number of companies taking similar steps in an effort to be as inclusive as possible. Recent studies have found that as many as … Continued

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Thank you!

On a recent trip to Newport, Rhode Island, the beauty of a New England Fall was evident everywhere. Flaming Maple trees against a cerulean sky. Seagulls swooping over the harbor that once played host to tall ships laden with goods and sundries bound for the colonies. Indeed, the resplendent Beaux Arts mansions that lounge along Bellvue … Continued

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Outside The Studio

Although Boston is a major metropolitan area with some 4 million people, you don’t have to drive too far out of the city limits to find yourself in bucolic surroundings. Our idefatigable Office Manager Kim took this photo from her kitchen window. It’s a yearling deer looking for a late summer breakfast. One of the … Continued