Split Second Story – Weekly Photo Challenge


In this week’s photo challenge, capture an image that tells a full story in a single frame. We didn't know this little girl and her mom, grandmother, and aunts.  They sat down next to us at Panera as we were having one of our Saturday morning catch up coffee sessions. My Auntie Tina is everyone's … Continue reading Split Second Story – Weekly Photo Challenge

Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach


As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? How close or far are you from that vision? Not far at all.  I wanted to be a teacher. I've considered myself a teacher since I graduated from college.  I went to a workshop early on in my career and we had … Continue reading Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach

The Art of the Question


A Pulitzer-winning reporter is writing an in-depth piece – about you. What are the three questions you really hope she doesn’t ask you? I took over leadership of the human resources department recently, as a result the practice of interviewing is front and center in my daily work.   In the course of my career I've interviewed well … Continue reading The Art of the Question

The Way You Make Me Feel


To all the people in my life who have made me feel appreciated, valued, and most of all loved, Thank You!

The Kelly Song


As is often the case at the end of a long work day, I look to Word Press for inspiration. Typically, I can find something to connect with when I read the Daily Prompt, but today I had to dig deeper.  One of the bloggers that I follow, Sabethville, used a prompt that I thought … Continue reading The Kelly Song

Vietnam War Memorial, Never Forget


In honor of Memorial Day 2014 When I was in college we had different speakers come to our dorms in the evening to talk with us.  An effort to extend the learning outside the classroom and a chance for faculty members to "connect" with students differently, we would listen to professors or staff who had … Continue reading Vietnam War Memorial, Never Forget

World Thyroid Day 2014


Today is the 7th Annual World Thyroid Day, May 25, 2014. Established in 2008, World Thyroid Day highlights five major goals to: Increase awareness of thyroid health, Promote understanding of advances made in treating thyroid diseases, Emphasize the prevalence of thyroid diseases, Focus on the urgent need for education and prevention programs, and o Expand … Continue reading World Thyroid Day 2014