About Kate Crimmins

Human Resources executive on the loose ready to share insights, experiences and wisdom to make you laugh and think in new ways.

The reunion

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This past weekend was my husband’s 55th high school reunion. You can do the math. The age of the attendees hovered around 72. We were there. I brought down the average age to 70. It was the best I could … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 19

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Sayonara baby! – My Christmas ducks were lounging in public view at the beginning of the week. I have ceramic ducks that I rotate seasonally. They sit on my coffee table or fireplace mantle through the season and then they … Continue reading

The power of people (or more reflections from rehab)

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Author’s Note: Don’t let the title fool you. This isn’t one of those uplifting posts that tells you how wonderful you can be. You can read that stuff on your own time. Long-time readers know that I find most people … Continue reading

Spring, the natural plug-in

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We had an absolutely gorgeous weekend. One of the first of the season. Sunday was the kind of day when you threw the doors open and opened the windows wide. It was the kind of day when the outside smelled … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 11 — taxes, socks, thumb, hair, Starbucks courtesy

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Something’s not working here – I have been having a problem lately with socks. They creep down into my shoe. Does that mean my socks are too old and stretched out or my shoes don’t fit quite right? Does anyone … Continue reading

Spring therapy

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Being the great cat owner that I am, yesterday I went to our local garden center to pick up cat grass. Of course they were ecstatic. The four of them were napping on various levels and in different rooms but … Continue reading