You will always be too much for some and too little for others

Several years ago I was smack dab in the midst of a toxic work environment. Caught between the staff member I was working under and my morals, I started writing down all the things I observed. I had a full notebook by the end of the year. I took all those words, summarized them in … Continue reading You will always be too much for some and too little for others

Letter to my 45 year old self

Dear Melody, When you turned 10, you convinced your parents that having the entire class of 4th grade girls for a sleepover would be a great idea. A basketball game, candy, Long John donuts in the morning along with so many presents made turning a new decade one of your favorite childhood memories. Almost 10 … Continue reading Letter to my 45 year old self

Dear Larry,

Thirty-five years ago today, August 2, you boarded a plane after saying good-bye to your wife and three children. Headed off for another business trip, this journey was supposed to be a little blip in your everyday work life. Thirty-five years ago today you didn't make it home. A lot has happened in the past … Continue reading Dear Larry,