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I am a proud Rotarian.

In honor of National Volunteer Week this week, I wanted to talk about Rotary International and why I am a Rotarian. There tends to be this misconception with millenials that service clubs are for old people.  Unfortunately, those same people think that we, millenials, don’t have civic pride and don’t care about volunteer work. A year ago, I would have laughed in someone’s face if they told me I would be a Rotarian. “Why on earth would I join Rotary…

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New Year’s Resolutions

Typically, I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions, but this year I decided to change that. I have problems with work/life balance and focusing on myself so I want to find a way to find that balance. I’m not focusing on a specific amount of weight I want to lose. Instead, I’m focusing on making a lifestyle change. I think all of us want to live a happier, fuller life and I’m about to make that happen this year. So bring…

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What would you want people to say at your funeral?

I’m currently reading the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. One of the ways that I am trying to internalize the lessons that I am learning is to actually answer the questions, not just thinking about them. One of the questions was to imagine you are at your funeral and there will be four speakers: a member of your family, a friend, a co-worker, and a member of a community organization that you belong to. I would want my Mom…

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Water is powerful, but deadly force.

Photo by WKYT’s Sean Moody It has been a rough week in Eastern Kentucky. Nearby Johnson County had absolutely devastating flooding. Entire homes swept away in flood waters, in the truest form of flash floods. The waves crashed in with nearly no notice. People lost their belongings, their homes, and some lost their lives. It is nothing short of a tragedy in this community. As of right now, four have been confirmed dead, with others still missing. We are working…

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