23 minutes of blinking

In his book, The Body, Bill Bryson say that we blink so much each day that it's the equivalent of closing our eyes for 23 minutes. I happened to mention this to a guy who is an accounting director, and he said: That's a half hour more of work we can get out of everyone.…

Unemployment Lessons

I recently started a new job, working for an organization called Hope Collaborative. HC provides in-school mentoring for students in need of extra support; my role will be to help recruit, train, and encourage mentors as they come alongside students. I'll also serve as a resource to schools as they seek to help at-risk students.…

The Tale of Two Doctors

I have a great doctor. Though I don't see her very often (which I guess is a good thing), doctor visits aren't something I dread. She is kind, thoughtful, and takes time with me. She genuinely cares how I am doing. I haven't always had a doctor like that. I had one several years back…