Things I Learned While Working Retail

I worked in the world of retail for a couple years after moving to the New River Valley. It was a dirty job, but it was a necessity. That extra paycheck was needed to help make ends meet. Over the course of my first few months working part-time, I made some observations. They include, but … Continue reading Things I Learned While Working Retail

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Sticking to Your Convictions

Hey, kids… I’m out of town this week. Finally taking that vacation I’ve been thinking about for eight years. Anyway, while I’m gone some friends have agreed to write some guest posts for my blog. Today’s post comes from Alex. I asked her the question, what is one experience that has shaped the person you … Continue reading Sticking to Your Convictions

My Second Family

Hey, kids... I'm out of town this week. Finally taking that vacation I’ve been thinking about for eight years. Anyway, while I’m gone some friends have agreed to write some guest posts for my blog. Today’s post comes from Paul. I asked him the question, what is one experience that has shaped the person you … Continue reading My Second Family

Confidence Is Beauty

Hey, kids... I'm out of town this week. Finally taking that vacation I've been thinking about for eight years. Anyway, while I'm gone some friends have agreed to write some guest posts for my blog. Today's post comes from Jess. I asked her the question, what is one experience that has shaped the person you … Continue reading Confidence Is Beauty

Question of the Week #66

Do you feel that advice from older people carries special weight because of their greater experience? I'm gonna say no. I think there are a lot of situations that can come up in our lives that someone somewhere has to have been through before. But just because they've been through something similar doesn't necessarily mean … Continue reading Question of the Week #66

Lesson

I hadn't been out of school long when I decided to fall for one of my best friends. Thing is, she and I hadn't really been great friends for very long. To be honest, she kind of got on my nerves. But isn't that always how it is? No? Sometimes, though... You've gotta give me … Continue reading Lesson

For What Job Am I Best Suited?

I almost titled this post "What Job Am I Best Suited For?" But then I didn't want someone to look at that and see the preposition at the end of the title and assume it was written by a complete moron. Don't get me wrong, I leave prepositions hanging at the ends of sentences all … Continue reading For What Job Am I Best Suited?