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So, you’d like to transition to a nonprofit, eh?

I recently had a very interesting conversation with a friend of mine who is transitioning from the for-profit world to the non-profit world. Let us call my friend Janice (not her real name). Janice has taken on the role of Director of Development for a fledgling nonprofit and wanted some ...

Remembering some great former Nashua area employers

Thinking back on the many places I have worked both in Nashua and the surrounding community, I can’t help but think of the high-tech boom of the seventies and eighties and how quickly so many companies expanded to keep up with demand. Sanders Associates had a huge impact on the Nashua ...

Sick as a dog

I’ve been fighting a summer cold for a couple of days and unlike most men, I’m not a whiner when I get sick. And if you’re a guy and you’re not a whiner, I don’t mean to offend. When I’m coming down with something, I tend to hibernate with the remote control and all the ...

Yard sale stories worth weight in gold

As much as I enjoy outdoor summer activities like hiking and softball, no one ever warned me about how much fun I could have at a yard sale. After moving to Nashua over two years ago, we finally got around at attempting some clutter mitigation. A/k/a - yard sale. My biggest take away? Not ...

Take some time to find out about your family’s food preferences

We tend to think that our preferences are the only preferences. We assume that other people like what we like, and we don’t really think to ask otherwise. I mean, why would we? After all, we wouldn’t like things if they weren’t the best possible options, right? But shockingly, other ...