Santa Claus Is Coming…

The Christmas season is officially here!  I know a lot of other bloggers beat me to the first official Christmas post and lord are their pictures looking amazing!  I’m excited to have my first one done and will be oohhhing and aaahhhing over everyone else’s picture for the next several weeks.  🙂 Christmas always has…

Breakfast On The Water

I had a meeting with HR on Thursday about presenting full time. When I started disclosing in my RL about two years ago, one of the first things I did was was reach out to Employee Relations.  While I believe the majority of people at work will be fine with my transition, I know there…

Home Office

I won’t take up much of your time today.  I just had to laugh as my own home office became a bit of an inspiration for this picture. Since finishing grad school, my home office has become less of an office and more of a place to lay things to sort out later.  Sure, I…

Drift Away

I need a trip to the river.  Or, as we call it here…The Rivah. If you draw straight lines connecting Richmond, Virginia Beach and Washington, DC, you will include three popular vacation areas for people from Richmond.  These areas are called The Lower Peninsula Middle, Peninsula and The Northern Neck.  This spits of land extend…

Self Care

I love this term…self care.  We were taught a great deal about self care during my master’s program.  I discussed the need for self care a great deal with my clients as a counseling intern.  Its a very important concept in life. Sadly, all too often, we forget about self care. I am one of…

Day’s End

  Have you ever had one of those days where you struggle to get your thoughts and emotions into written or spoken words?  That’s where I am this morning.  I don’t know what it is, but its a struggle today.  No worries though.  I suspect all of you know what I’m talking about. Having said…