My Testament

June 30, 2016 I decided to clean out some boxes in the garage, and ran across a folder of papers written during my undergraduate years at Penn State.  With a minor in Gerontology, I took a course that covered a section on “end of life” issues.  One of our assignments was to write our own obituary […]

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Forgiveness

15 June 2016 We generally think of growth spurts as a significant feature of our physical growth that occurs during adolescence and/or teenage years. Considering that I missed the physical growth spurt in my own life course, I like to think that I’ve made up for it in my personal development during  adulthood. In particular, […]

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Taking It Personally

May 29, 2016 It has been a challenging month to write for multiple reasons, but mainly because it has been difficult to accurately articulate what I want to say about this topic. Recently, I’ve been pouring over our Command Climate Survey data. In addition, as EEO Liaison over the last 6 months, I have been […]

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Rx for Life

May 02, 2016 I have been known to be a “gym rat”. I love to work out (except running, I hate running). It has always been a stress reliever, and health has always been a priority in my life.  It wasn’t until one of my best friends introduced me to CrossFit that WHY I work […]

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The Strange Leader

April 20, 2016 It is my honor to post this reflection as a guest on Sean Heritage’s blog this week. On February 10, 2016, Sean Heritage posted Belonging, that resonated with me on so many different levels.  While I appreciate his thoughts on belonging to a team, I want to complement that post with a […]

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Book Ends

April 04, 2016 As an avid reader, bookends are so useful as they hold some of my favorite items together. They hold what most people would consider the important stuff – books, the series of stories and rich experiences.  However, rarely are the bookends, or what they symbolize (the beginning and end),  the focus of […]

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