Wish me luck! I’ve only been here less than a year and am looking to make improvements to our policies so our staff are rewarded for the awesome work they do. I wonder if they’ll hate me for proposing this – even though I think it will benefit them.
Ya know how people share only the fakey, bright, shiny, happy stuff? Here’s an update from my 1950’s kitchen. That’s supposed to be remodeled, but isn’t. That I’m learning to love and appreciate just as it is. in all its weirdness. If I can appreciate my house, then maybe I can appreciate myself too? baby… Continue reading Operation Appreciation
Wanna throw away the bad days? please reconsider
I’ve seen lots of posts on social media about how eager folks are to put 2021 behind them. I feel it too. There are tons of funny memes on social media that say things like: “We’re going to walk into 2022 real quietlike and don’t touch ANYTHING!” There’s even a comic strip with one frame… Continue reading Wanna throw away the bad days? please reconsider
Chaos: Ain’t it Lovely?
I recently preached this at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Eugene. Have you ever had a day that was so bad… so frustrating that it made you question everything? You got a phone call or had an epiphany about something that was the proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back, and suddenly you were ready… Continue reading Chaos: Ain’t it Lovely?
Jihad: Our real struggle
In the Name of Love
Two weeks with something like 12 significant final papers due.
I call it Turabian Nights.
Life is what happens when…
Have you ever heard the saying, “Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans.”? The bitter taste of failure and disappointment is still fresh and nearly overwhelming as I write this from St. Petersburg, Florida back in the US. If you’ve been reading my posts, you know that I decided, along with my wife… Continue reading Life is what happens when…