The Luck of Learning Life’s Lessons

By Diana Staresinic-Deane, Blogger of the Month for March 2015 For my last post about luck, I want to write about the luck of learning life's lessons. A few years ago, a mental health colleague commented on how we often learn the most from those mistakes that leave us feeling a little sick in the stomach [...]

Snow Much Fun in Kansas

Most of Kansas saw snow this week.  Here’s the view from around the state, as our members see it: Sitting in the house with our families and watching the snow fall is pure happiness. Especially when it falls over the weekend and we can just sit back, enjoy, and take pictures of it.  We hope [...]

New marriage, new city — new roles

By Jacqueline Bowser, August Blogger of the Month The secret is out: something is happening very soon and I'll have to learn to bloom where I am {trans}planted. I love to travel, and I want to see the world, but I blog a lot of talk. I mean, it's all true! I want to experience [...]

From the Prairie to the Shore

This summer, I will celebrate the 21st anniversary of my 21st birthday. It doesn’t seem possible. Not just because of this age I am now, but because that summer was one of the biggest adventures of my life. I spent it on Long Island, interning on the New York Newsday copy desk by night, and [...]