Over the Loudspeaker

I have a friend who once pointed out that when she made a point about something that gave me pause, I followed up the comment with a “huh”.  In a very subconscious sort of way.  In a pensive statement sort of way.  Not in the form of a question as if I misheard.  As a…

The New Home Office Dress Code

Mark Twain once said, “There is no such thing as a new idea”. But, Mr. Twain, I really thought I proved you wrong on this one, this time. But apparently not in our new normal of the quarantined work from home office. I call it “Zoom Shabby Chic”. My personal fashion trend for someone like…

My Eye Opening Experience

My Eye Opening Experience In August 2019 I volunteered at Shutaf Day Camp to be with Aharon, an 8 year old boy with Down Syndrome who can not hear (despite having a cochlear implant). I spent 3 days with him at the camp, after he had been here the previous week. I was asked to…

The Moments That Shape Us

There are moments that shape us as individuals and experiences that change our outlook on life. We’re not always aware of these changes in the moment, but as we reflect on the journey we have traveled, we can plan our path for the future.Pat Deegan delivered a paper on the topic of “healing;” “…let the mainstream…

My Perfect Internship

As a recent college graduate, it’s a pretty standard thing to do an internship. A lot of people my age do internships to get experiences in various different fields that they are interested in possibly working in one day. It’s really not a rare thing. What is rare, however, is to find the perfect internship. And let…