WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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heart sing...you realize that you draw on all of your experiences and that it's all of value." Murray was 54 when she graduated from seminary school and she believes that it's never too late to start something new. "I think it's healthy for everyone to think of their work as vocational," says Murray. "It doesn't matter what your field is. If you can see your work as connecting with your core values and sense of who you are...I can't imagine that's not a good thing." Networking, Networking, Networking (And Passion, Too) When Cynthia Curtis set out to build Wellesley's first LEED-certified home, she had no idea that doing so would also help her find a new career. The year was 2008, Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth had recently come out, and Curtis was growing more and more concerned about the direction the environment was heading. She had long been involved in local environmental awareness groups, but she decided that it was time to do more. After purchasing an empty lot near town, Curtis threw herself into the world of solar panels, geothermal heat, and renewable materials, working hand in hand with an architect and builder to meet the exacting LEED-certification standards. Around this Curtis was working as the Chief Marketing Officer was acquired and she found herself with the opportunity to make a career switch. 145 f a l l 2 0 1 3 | We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e same time, the software company where

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