Category Archives: social work

What’s on my mind…

As a good friend said the other day, I’ve been in a bit of a mental storm these past few weeks. I’m too busy with my multiple jobs to be as present as I want to be at home, and … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

I’m working in an office again. It’s only 10 hours a week at this point, but it still involves the following activities that working from home does not: Packing a lunch Getting Dressed Showering Making small talk Arriving somewhere on … Continue reading

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WRITE YOUR REPRESENTATIVE!!

Legal Aid is a cause close to my heart. Having worked with communities saved from countless forms of exploitation because they received civil legal representation, I can assure you, Legal Aid (funded federally by LSC) is not something that anyone … Continue reading

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A must read…

Ladies (and gentlemen). This is an across the board issue. Women are turing against each other and, in doing so, maintaining a system that harms us all. Whether we’re judging people for ‘putting on a few pounds,’ criticizing a mom … Continue reading

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Why…

As a social worker we’re not supposed to share deep personal details about our lives. As a practitioner, I keep myself out of it and focus on my clients and communities of service. As a teacher, I don’t bring up … Continue reading

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Interconnected

Since my first sip of coffee today I have felt in sink with my world. Often I feel like I’m a hamster on a never ending churning wheel with no beginning, no meaning, and no end. But today I have … Continue reading

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Teaching

This was a really lovely weekend. I got to spend a Saturday with my family just relaxing for the first time in a while. No one had colds, we didn’t have company in town, and my husband wasn’t working. AND … Continue reading

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