In September, I was told it was “improbable but not impossible” to see SB983 progress because of our many delays (and a global pandemic). I took that as a challenge. … Continue reading Signed by Governor Wolf
This spreadsheet has been part of my daily life for over four years. I meticulously gathered contact info for all 253 elected officials, kept track of committees, when I contacted … Continue reading Sweet Relief
Even just two weeks ago I was seriously questioning the outcome of SB983. I felt so uncertain after it seemingly became a partisan issue in the Human Services committee, and … Continue reading SB983 – PASSED UNANIMOUSLY!
We’ve all been in a situation where a friend or family member was hurting and we didn’t know what to do. Or, we’ve been the one hurting and our loved … Continue reading Book Review: “I Wish I Could Take Away Your Pain” by Brenda Seefeldt Amodea
It can be difficult these days to be intentional about reflecting on my life and encouraging others. Often when I sit down to think (in the rare moments of silence) … Continue reading Book Review: “52 Weeks of Gratitude” and “Whatever is Lovely”
Brennan and I have struggled to have regular date nights, especially during a global pandemic. We believe that it’s so important to keep dating, so when I saw an ad … Continue reading Our First “Crated With Love” Date Night
And, if we move forward wisely, if we choose to learn and grow rather than continue to fight and divide, this could very well be the best thing to happen in our lifetime. This pandemic-filled, tension-ridden, politically crazy year very well may lead to a more beautiful, loving country than we have seen before.
The choice we make on how to move forward after the election is equally important to the choice we make on the ballot.
“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leaden and concerting measures in opposition to each … Continue reading Partisanship is Blinding
I was not adequately prepared for the level of stress and frustration that accompanied today’s proceedings. We knew that the Department of Health had been “shopping around” their amendments and … Continue reading SB983 – Out of House Human Services Committee