all I’ve got

I’ve had the conversation with my daughter numerous times. I tell her I believe the work I do is important. Imperative. And it’s fine that it’s not on the front lines. That I’m not loud or in someones face. That I feel my work is to be there in the day-to-day. In the neighborhoods. With … More all I’ve got

pictures

I started writing this post months ago. For whatever reason, I never posted it. After reading and editing and adding/subtracting….I decided it was right for today. Okay, so I wrote the above…I’m not sure when. Apparently I decided it was not right for that day either. So there you go. Today. Maybe today I will … More pictures

valentine

I am loved. And today that is enough. A son, who makes time out of his busy schedule for an unexpected dinner with me. A daughter who sends me a sweet note on Valentine’s Day. Mother and father who mail me a card, encouraging me. Sister who checks in, making sure if I’m sad I know … More valentine

and be thankful

Right around this time of year, four years ago, I began my current job. I am thankful for all I have learned, how much I’ve grown, and all the great people I have had the chance to work with. My daughter is having an awesome [she hates it when I use the word awesome] time … More and be thankful