36 Goals

WOW. I’ve inhabited this floating rock for 35 years now. More or less successful. I’ve had the highs I’ve had the lows. Year 35 has been a wild ride. From my professional life to my personal life and everything in between. I’ve gotten lost more than a couple of times during this 35th rotation but IContinue reading “36 Goals”

“I Am The Leader I’ve Been Waiting For”

“We Are The Leaders We’ve Been Waiting For” ~Grace Lee Boggs This is a quote that I am holding extremely close at this point in my journey. But before I go more into that, first, a little history to my connection with this phrase and Grace Lee Boggs. I had the opportunity to work atContinue reading ““I Am The Leader I’ve Been Waiting For””

Disclaimer

There’s a new app out there called Sarahah. It basically allows individuals to send anonymous messages and comments to an individual. Michael started using it and encouraged me to try it, so I downloaded it and created my profile. Now this post isn’t about the app. It’s about my first message I received in theContinue reading “Disclaimer”

To Chick-fil-A or Not?

So Chick-fil-A has been in the news lately about their continuation of support for anti-LGBTQ groups. They have continued to make large donations to organizations such as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Paul Anderson Youth Home. The anti-LGBTQ position of the infamous chicken restaurant originally came to public knowledge when almost five years agoContinue reading “To Chick-fil-A or Not?”

Airtime Perspective

It was 6:30 PM and the flight into Chicago was just starting its decent into O’Hare, where I would make my connecting flight to take me home to the final leg of my #ACPA16 trip home to Lansing. Having a window seat, I watched as the blur of Chicago began to get brighter. We gradually droppedContinue reading “Airtime Perspective”

Leader ↔ Blogger

Over the past few months I’ve been more attuned to leadership. Leadership is something we share and encourage amongst friends, colleagues and students. As Student Affairs Professionals we work on leadership within ourselves each day (Or at least we should). In our various events, programs and office structures we try to provide opportunities for growthContinue reading “Leader ↔ Blogger”

Everything Is Better To Music

This week I began a new chapter in my professional career. I began my position at Marygrove College as their Coordinator for Student Involvement, Leadership and Greek Affairs. Now, while I am excited, I’m also a bit nervous. I’m finally “on my own”. No longer am I at a position at an institution where IContinue reading “Everything Is Better To Music”