I Struggle To Ask

I’m patting myself on the back a bit today.  I actually asked for help with something in real life. Now this may seem like a silly thing to be patting myself on the back over, but I truly do struggle with asking others for help.  I know where I learned that too.  Growing up in…

I Could Sleep Right Here

  I’m going to keep this one short and sweet tonight. I’m finally home from work and I am exhausted after the past few days.  Sad thing is, for as tired as I am and as much as I need sleep, my brain is running full steam.  Like I have said to many friends recently…with…

Recharging

If there is one thing I have learned over the past 10 years, its that middle management sucks. Sometimes I think people doubt me when I tell them how hard my job is on my body at times.  Its not physically demanding in that I have to do a lot of physical labor.  It is…

Unexpected Surprises

I am normally not a fan of surprises.  That probably sounds bad or stand offish.  I don’t mean it to be.  The crazy thing is, as a child, surprises were typically not good things.  As a young child who was bullied for the way she carried herself, I associated surprises with bullying at a very…

Knowledge Brings Power: Q&A With Tiffany

I can’t remember where I first heard the statement, “Knowledge brings power.”  For some reason, I have it stuck in my head that it was an old Schoolhouse Rock segment from my childhood, but I very well could be wrong.  Regardless, I have learned over the years that its true.  There is power that comes…

New Sensation

  Today was an AMAZING spring day here.  It was heaven for me.  The highs hit the mid 70’s and we had the unbelievable cool breeze coming off of the James River all day.  I had to make a couple of trips from my office to the main campus at work and the temperatures were…