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!
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”
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.
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
(Read Part One here) I was part of College Republicans all four years in college. I volunteered for many campaigns, from mayoral to presidential. I attended campaign training at Ronald … Continue reading Differences, Part Two
It’s been a very long ten days. Ten days ago we weren’t sure if SB983 (our Newborn Screening Legislation) was going to have a fighting chance this session. Ten days … Continue reading SB983 – Moving to the Floor
Last week I joked with some friends about how odd it was that my “assigned” Bible readings for several days in a row dealt with the brevity of life, the … Continue reading Life and Death