About katecrimmins

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

Retirement decisions, should I or shouldn’t I?

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  Remember when you started working? Retirement seemed like a long way off, kind of like a child’s version of when Christmas is coming or a trip to Disney World. It seemed like you would be working a long, long … Continue reading

Random five for July 20

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July is half over! How did that happen? I can guarantee that January and February did not go this fast. Those damn critters – One night earlier this week, my yard was invaded by plant munching creatures. They ate my … Continue reading

Views from the ladies of the circuit

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I was at the gym earlier this week. It was full of ladies and chatter. As is often the case, no matter how positive or wonderful the conversation starts, it always ends up with someone saying, “This world is going to … Continue reading

One dumbass cat | For animal lovers

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I live next to a nature preserve that is home to all sorts of critters. Occasionally they visit me. There are wild turkey, deer, coyotes, groundhogs, raccoons and foxes. Some prefer to live in my yard like chipmunks, squirrels, frogs … Continue reading

The challenges of aging ears

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Disclaimer: For the sake of clarity, I am referring to my family and perhaps even myself although none of us will admit we can’t hear perfectly. This is not intended to represent people who are truly hearing challenged or any … Continue reading