The Last Train Stop…

Metal clanging against metal reverberated through the air. After waking up with a start, Katie quickly closed her eyes against the blinding light. For a moment, she lay still, trying to get her bearings, but all she heard was a slight hum of movement. Where was she?  Slowly, Katie opened her left eye, wincing at... Continue Reading →

We have arrived in the Lower 48.

I have arrived in the lower 48.  However, it is imperative to note that those who live in the lower 48 do not call it the 'lower 48'. How long did I live in Alaska?  My family was waiting for us in our new neighborhood when the caravan of trucks, U-hauls, boats, and motorcycles approached... Continue Reading →

Was I the issue? Maybe it WAS me?

The adventure continues... For all of you keeping track, I am now up to 65 applications submitted. Five rejection notifications, three interviews for one not selected position, and one interview today for a company and position I want, leaving 58 possibilities open. I am not worried. Experts say there are plenty of jobs, but no... Continue Reading →

My dad…the backstage manager.

I talk a lot about my mom. In addition to being my mentor, she is my sounding board, cheerleader, and friend. But… my father is my backstage manager. We haven't always had the most harmonious of relationships. I was a girl, he was a father… it was like Oreos without the milk sometimes. The intentions... Continue Reading →

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