Category Archives: VolunteerMint : Life as an Active Volunteer

Failing My Goals

So, let’s see – as I think back on 2015 and goals I set for myself: I did not read 60 books last year… I did not lose any weight, and if anything, I have to take the stairs everywhere … Continue reading

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Cat Snuggling = Best Therapy Ever

Two weeks ago, I had an episode.  I had been struggling with overwhelming waves of depression and anxiety, and when I experienced a particularly crushing torrent on Monday morning two weeks back, I called Dr. Shrink. I was lucky because … Continue reading

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Volunteer Mondays

Mondays.  The most dreaded day of the week for many… but for me, it’s a Sunday.  Yep.  I work Tuesdays – Saturdays, so my weekends are Sundays and Mondays. And say what you will about having Mondays off – it … Continue reading

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Saving Skittle

You never know who you’re going to meet on the train.  And I mean that literally.  You really never know who. I swear the world’s craziest, looniest, and most bizarre people are attracted to the commuter trains like flies to … Continue reading

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VolunteerMint

As manager of the volunteers at my museum, I have come to learn and appreciate the deep, deep, DEEP value of volunteerism. I have volunteered on and off throughout my young adult and adult life:  candy striper at the hospital … Continue reading

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