Reading Time: 2 minutes I just got off the phone after a gentleman named Randy called my business inquiring on my needs regarding this website. I responded after listening to the purpose for his call… I’m it as far as who’s in charge of this site! He had good verbal communication skills, so our discussion continued. It was unusual… Continue reading Nice Talking to You Randy! Never Stop Using Your Soft Skills!
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Happy Labor Day to All of Iowa’s Workers!
Reading Time: 4 minutes (Original Post Date 9/7/2015) Iowa has a great reputation for strong work ethic! We know it! And from what I’ve heard, ask most any Floridian employer and if you’re from Iowa, you applied and you got the skills….you’re hired!! Click here for a free online Occupational Work Ethic Inventory (OWEI). Personally, I am incredibly proud of… Continue reading Happy Labor Day to All of Iowa’s Workers!
Ever Had a Real Lemon? Customer Service Has to be Peachy!
Reading Time: 4 minutes Ever had a real lemon of a car? Ever had horrible customer service regarding it? Let me tell you, recently (original blog date May 18, 2015) two guys representing Teen Challenge and their vehicle donation program hauled away my daughter Arin’s first car….a used green VW Jetta. Ooohh, that car >:( Arin had saved her… Continue reading Ever Had a Real Lemon? Customer Service Has to be Peachy!
1st Bug Bite, 1st Sunburn & 1st Boat Ride!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Living through my 1st Bug Bite, 1st Sunburn & 1st Boat Ride means summer 2015 is near! “Summer” by Walfrido The bite (thinking bee) sure made my right arm swell up and hurt. At the onset I thought, gee, all my workouts have produced hefty triceps (wouldn’t happen on only one side silly), but NO… Continue reading 1st Bug Bite, 1st Sunburn & 1st Boat Ride!
Empty Nest = Freedom! Good Job Parental Units!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Okay, my readers, curious why I didn’t post anything in awhile? Here’s why….the kids moved out last weekend! (So I’ve been busy, busy!) Jake and Arin moved into a furnished house by Grand View University with their friend Bridget and her mother. Although I already miss them incredibly, the job we set out to do… Continue reading Empty Nest = Freedom! Good Job Parental Units!
Pops is Tops! Thank You Randy for all your Hard Work in Alternative Education!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Original post date: April 28, 2015 Thank you for congratulating Randy, news writer Mike! In thinking about it, all in all it’s a pretty cool deal! Last week he kinda had enough with being the celebrity (ha ha ha!) Randy was in the newspaper, on television news, in various internet stories, and on a digital… Continue reading Pops is Tops! Thank You Randy for all your Hard Work in Alternative Education!
Congrats to the 2015 Alternative Educator of the Year!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Randall Botkin wins The IAAE Educator of the Year Award! ~ Educator of the Year ~ The Educator of the Year is presented annually to the alternative educator who is making a significant contribution to alternative education in Iowa. This award will honor one individual each year who is making an outstanding contribution to his/her students, school… Continue reading Congrats to the 2015 Alternative Educator of the Year!
Preparing to Graduate…Again!
Reading Time: 2 minutes Just an update to let my readers know I am nearly done with my most recent learning adventure through George Washington University….that lasted well over a year! I certainly learned a lot about forensics rehabilitation consulting, and really appreciate my cohort comprised of really smart rehabilitation counselors across the country! There are students from the… Continue reading Preparing to Graduate…Again!
My Grandma Jean Loved to Read Using 2nd Sight!
Reading Time: 4 minutes Did you know, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau, that women are nearly half of our Nation’s workforce and more than half of our college graduates? Another interesting stat is the proportion of women with college degrees in the labor force has almost quadrupled since 1970. Guess what? My grandma Jean Dodge was a… Continue reading My Grandma Jean Loved to Read Using 2nd Sight!
2013 Year of the Snake…Fear of em or Love of em?
Reading Time: 3 minutes My sister Julie has had problems with snake(s) in her basement during the summer months in the past. She has actually learned how to deal with it rather admirably. I’m not sure if she had one last year or not, but I didn’t hear about it. Julie knows how to save em and send em… Continue reading 2013 Year of the Snake…Fear of em or Love of em?