Lessons Learned from My Dog

(if this makes you roll your eyes, that's ok) I’m on vacation with my “foster fail” and observing her taking on this new adventure. I know she will love it once she figures out what we are doing, but initially every little step and experience is causing her a little anxiety. It’s fun to help … Continue reading Lessons Learned from My Dog

The Pursuit of Happiness

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” We recently had the opportunity to see a presentation on the Declaration of Independence while we were in South Dakota.  … Continue reading The Pursuit of Happiness

When the Ground Falls Out From Beneath You

I met Garrett a few years ago after a stranger told me about his remarkable story of resiliency and perseverance.  I then had the opportunity to hear his incredible story when he volunteered to speak with a group of middle-schoolers  I was mentoring in their strengths.  What struck me most in his story was how he … Continue reading When the Ground Falls Out From Beneath You