Make an Impact on the Local Level

Last Thursday, my children were late to school. Not because they overslept or were not feeling well. In fact, they were up and dressed and sitting at the dining room table when we should have been rushing out the door to school. Instead, they stayed home a few extra minutes because we were writing letters […]

Person to Person: Start the Conversation

Earlier this week, I shared a post on social media which I think is even more relevant today after the events of Jan. 6 in both Washington D.C. and across the country..  “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. Today.” – Mother Teresa Now, normally, we don’t advocate to do things […]

Gratefulness Goes a Long Way

There are a lot of words to describe 2020: exhausted and frustrated, chaotic to challenging. While every year, there are many lists dedicated to describing the past 365 days, 2020’s list ranges from a long list of profanities to simply being tired. But the word I am selecting to describe 2020 and which I hope […]

Transforming our community, one person at a time

With Christmas right around the corner, my friend Scrooge has been asked to share his thoughts about how the community has been transformed over the years, similar to Scrooge’s transformation in “A Christmas Carol.” For starters, I can’t say “Bah Humbug” about our community, who have truly stepped up to support one another. While there […]