Blindly Entering A New Frontier – MARRS

While attending a networking social on Thursday, I blindly volunteered to be a Saturday substitute reader for MARRS - Mountain Area Radio Reading Service of Asheville, NC, a radio reading service for individuals who are blind, visually or print impaired.  Volunteers of this nonprofit read local news and events from a number of newspapers and weekly … Continue reading Blindly Entering A New Frontier – MARRS

Having Difficult Conversations…With Yourself

Last Tuesday I attended a professional development class titled "Having Difficult Conversations," and the topic revolved around courage and using it to face your fear of having a difficult conversation with your peer/coworker, subordinate, or supervisor/employer. Considering the week (and month) I had leading up to that class, I felt as though I was already using … Continue reading Having Difficult Conversations…With Yourself

Book of the Month: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

I had purchased this book over six months ago and let it linger on the lower shelf of an end table until last month.  In a fit of purging and "clearing out" the old or unused to make space for the new - new ideas, new projects, new perspectives to fill the new freedom I'd been … Continue reading Book of the Month: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot