Missing My Mom

Today, November 15, is my mom’s birthday and the second of her birthdays since she passed away in June 2020.  Because it has been eighteen months since her passing, I didn’t expect today to affect me.  But it is.  Add to that the fact that I’m currently unemployed (again) and my emotions are all overContinue reading “Missing My Mom”

What I Did Mattered

Full disclosure: speaking truth to power and standing up for what is right and just is not only absolutely the right thing to do, it is difficult. It is consequential… and not necessarily in a good way. I loved my job. I was earning a salary nearly twice what I had ever earned throughout my previous career. I was truly making a difference. . . and it breaks my heart.