Thinking About 2017

As I have been thinking about what all happened in 2017, I’ve come to realize that I really can’t complain that much. I moved forward a lot in my personal life, and even though I didn’t step forward in my career, I didn’t move backward either. It’s all about perspective right? 2017 started off with…

The Feeling Of Being Lost

As I look back to a time when people began asking me “What do you want to do when you grow up?”, I remember with struggling with just picking one thing. I wanted to be a Landscape Architect. Today it would be with an understanding of sustainable practices and using native plants. I wanted to…

In My Heart

So Kalamazoo, know that this little Sturgis person out in Colorado, is thinking of you. I hope you are able to find peace. I pray that you will come together as a community and work through this tragedy. I pray that together we can teach each other the importance of life, family, and community.

As still as the lake

It has been 54 days since I have put on my uniform and went to work. Most of my time off has been spent in Virginia; sleeping in, reading, looking at social media, and sleeping. Those of you who know me understand why I put sleeping twice. While this has been great, its given me…

“You’re the best.”

I have heard that a lot this summer; I don’t quite agree with Β it. This summer has been a difficult one for me, which you may have noticed from my last post. (Sorry for all the complaining.) The life lesson I am learning is to not take things personally. Well, I’m trying to learn it…