Tag Archives: #isupporteastninth

I’ll Never Run…

It was a beautiful and crisp October day a couple of years ago when I met Chris. As Director of Community Health at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, he, like me, wasn’t officially one of a team of people spearheading … Continue reading

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Stay Loud!

For the last few years, I have routinely said that I didn’t think I would ever get a tattoo. It’s not that I don’t like them. On the contrary. Several tattoos I have seen are exceptionally cool. Rather, my hesitation … Continue reading

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I Want to be Engaged…

I wish I could take credit for the concept, but I can’t.  A few weeks ago I was reading a blog post that had gone viral, and the sentiment settled close to my heart. In January of 2016, Corinne Rogero … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Along with the turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie, there is another reason I like this holiday.  It gives me a chance to reflect on all I have and reminds me to be grateful.  Our day was … Continue reading

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Cheeseburgers Mean Freedom!

I am probably more excited than most.  This plan potentially means that I can go get a cheeseburger whenever I want, and in my case, cheeseburgers mean freedom. I spent part of the afternoon on Tuesday meeting with some cool … Continue reading

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