Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the years, I’ve received many a rose and enjoy taking pictures of my favorites. My original idea was to find exactly the correct number of single rose pictures to celebrate the beginning of another year in business, which officially is September 15 of each year. It became quite a project to go through so… Continue reading Happy Anniversary Vocational Resources Plus! Time to Stop and Smell The Roses!
Reading Time: < 1 minute Simple post for one of my favorite days of the year! Flag Day is celebrated annually on June 14 to commemorate the adoption of the US flag on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The flag symbolizes the pride of our nation and serves as a reminder of those in the military… Continue reading Happy Flag Day
Reading Time: < 1 minute An absolutely favorite video! Alaska TF, my office puddy, likes to watch it with me:
Reading Time: 4 minutes Randy and I were married by Father Dave Polich on Saturday, August 4, 1990 at 2:00 pm at Christ the King Catholic Church on the south side of Des Moines. It was a beautiful day and we had a fun ceremony with many friends and family attending and participating. We had a fun ceremony! Our… Continue reading Happy 30th Wedding Anniversary Randy! August 4, 1990
Reading Time: < 1 minute I look forward to creating more business, working with new and existing customers, and making more money in 2019, what about you? In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth. Like a piggy bank with a cute chubby face and big ears (and full of money!) I’ll bank my fortunes for the new year carefully!… Continue reading 2019 ~ Year of the Pig, Bank on It!
Reading Time: 4 minutes I miss my Felix. He had to be euthanized late afternoon on Friday, September 11, 2015. He was not eating and had lost way too much weight. It was so sad and I felt so bad that I couldn’t help him other than loving him and petting him. Dr. Michael Forret, our outstanding vet since… Continue reading Felix…One Cool Cat!
Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m a strong proponent for practicing yoga as a form of complementary and alternative therapy. Well, for me, I practice yoga to relax and rejuvenate thee ole’ muscles after strenuous physical activity. Yoga is great to reduce stress, strengthen and tone your body, and increase your flexibility. What’s cool about yoga is you can do… Continue reading Yoga Yogi to the Rescue…What’s Your Favorite Pose? Helping Myself to Help Others!
Reading Time: 5 minutes My story leading up to my career as a rehabilitation counselor who focuses on job placement continues! Many of my first jobs in the big city of Des Moines, Iowa were secured through temporary staffing agencies. I find the benefit of staffing agencies invaluable! From a personal perspective, working for a staffing agency really helped me to… Continue reading How My Past has Brought Me to The Present – as a Rehab Counselor! Part 4
Reading Time: 6 minutes HERE IS MY STORY, continued oN – Part 3 To understand my passion for job placement (and caring for others!), I’ve blogged about my former jobs and learning experiences. This helps me (but I do feel kinda old going waaaayy back in time) look at a variety of occupations from a unique advantage. Thank you for… Continue reading Why I Got Into Rehab Counseling….I Love Placement and Life, Too! – Part 3
Reading Time: 6 minutes To understand my passion for job placement, let me tell you a little about some of the jobs and experiences I’ve had growing up. I mentioned in an earlier post the fact that childhood interests can help you find the right career. This is so true! My first job at age 13 was babysitting (okay,… Continue reading My Passion for Job Placement! Here is My Story – Part 2