Friday. Remember when we used to look forward to Friday? Now, with most of us at home during the week, Friday has lost its magic. No TGIF! memes – more like, Friday, Meh memes. Friday has lost its ranking and has now become just another blurry day of the week. As I was contemplating this … Continue reading Week 3.5: Looking forward in a time of covid-19
Gratitude and Joy
Wednesday afternoon as the familiar smell of sweet potato pies filled our home, I took a moment to think about the year and was filled with an immense sense of gratitude. I try to always take a moment each day and be grateful, be it for a great work day, the weather, my family – even such small things as a beautiful sunset, the sighting of deer on my way home, a great book, a great sentence, an unexpected call from a friend.
The 33-0 deficit at the half the Bears faced yesterday was the largest in their 91 seasons. They were bullied, run over, throttled and just plain out-played on their home turf. And in their home conditions. I'm almost glad our local stations didn't carry the game. I did get to watch online from a link … Continue reading B-r-r-r-utal!
The Mourning of Strangers
People tell me they couldn't do my job. What is my day job? I help families during one of the hardest moments of their lives. I help them establish memorials at WSU. While it is difficult, it is the most humbling, yet gratifying job I've ever had. I have the opportunity to be with people, … Continue reading The Mourning of Strangers