• Leaving an imprint…

    I’m joining the #30DayBloggingChallenge that Mandy Hale has set inspired by her new book #YouAreEnough! Day one begins with talking about tattoos and their meaning (and meaningfulness).  I have one tattoo. I swore I would never get one, mostly because I couldn’t figure out what I would want on my body for the rest of my life. But that was easy after my grandma passed away in 2009. My grandmother loved owls. I remember, growing up, we’d go to her house and they would be everywhere. As an adult, I wish I would have learned more about the reason why she loved them so much. She was my best friend.…

  • They aren’t seniors. They are stories.

    My afternoon with the most amazing lady. I remember the day I applied for my current job, I thought, “I don’t want to work with seniors.” Not because I dislike them. Quite the opposite, actually. I love them. If you’ve been around for any length of time, you know that I was super close with my grandma. It literally broke me when she passed away. I still can’t hear certain songs or smell her perfume… So, to work with people that would remind me of her every day, no thank you. But we know how that worked out. So on Friday, I participated in my first community visit. As part…