Category Archives: Hope

Best. Christmas. Ever.

It’s becoming a tradition to discuss holiday expectations in the Job Seekers Group. Usually it’s sparked by a commercial for some over-the-top gift, like a new car. The unspoken message we hear is that giving this gift is the best … Continue reading

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Bookends & Ice Cream

This is not a post promoting bookends, although I have a couple of shelves where I would gladly use them. Instead, today’s topic is about my experiences this week as our family has been sick. My daughters both got sick … Continue reading

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What Season Are You?

We had snow the other day. Yes, April 18. Snow. Mercifully it melted on the sidewalks, but it stayed on the grass and in the garden for a few hours. Talk about letdown. Even the daffodils, with their usually optimistic … Continue reading

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The Space Between

One of the most uncomfortable places is not the Thanksgiving dinner table after you’ve eaten too much. It’s the Waiting Space, the time between an interview and notification on whether you got the job. The days spent waiting for test … Continue reading

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Hope Springs Eternal Until Someone Breaks A Nail

We’ll know soon enough if the hope that this is THE year is going to burst beccuase of an elbow, a shoulder or a blister. We can always wait until next year for things to get better, or we can start from here, with what we have. Continue reading

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