Did you follow the herd and start using Zoom backgrounds? Maybe you shouldn’t!

Now that we are 2 years into working remotely (for the most part anyway), we have become experts in Zoom, Teams, Google Meet, Slack, you name it... At the same time we got sick of demonstrating our (occasionally messy) apartments. In fact, I recently attended a webinar (on Zoom!) talking about remote meeting etiquette. Putting... Continue Reading →

Want to feel important? Surround yourself with meaningful art.

When we got married, my husband was entering one of the most challenging stages of his life - residency in internal medicine. He spent long days in the hospital and had a very rough night call schedule. I certainly don't miss that period of our marriage. Soon afterward, our first daughter was born and I... Continue Reading →

Need a pick-me-up? How about a splash of color in your life?

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”-William Arthur Ward This quote was put up on a screen at our Chief Scientific Officer's retirement party back in 2017. While the party was very nice and well-intentioned on the surface, in reality it was a forced retirement.... Continue Reading →

Thinking about sprucing up your place this summer? Maybe you should!

It looks like we are finally crawling out of our socially distanced hibernation. While each one of us has had a very personal experience with COVID-19, most stories sound familiar. And although they deserve to be both told and heard, we also need to some fresh conversation starters in our homes.⁠ Many people have taken... Continue Reading →

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