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Connecting the dots.

Essays about how we communicate and why it matters.

Leaving the Catbird's Seat


Posted on Friday, October 17, 2014 by Shelley Cowan

After 20 years of working with presidents, C-everything and a lot of other smart people, I began to wonder if I’d learned anything. So last year I stopped working as a consultant and started working in the family business.  ..

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Technology on Vacation


Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by Shelley Cowan

Our friends down the Peninsula reminded us that we left “some sort of speaker” at their Little Cottage last year. They thought we might want to take it to the cottage we’re renting this month.  ..

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Spring Training


Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 by Shelley Cowan

The 2012 Major League Baseball season officially begins today, with the first of a two-game series between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics at the Tokyo Dome in Japan. For the rest of the teams, it is still Spring Training.  ..

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