Do you have children, grandchildren, maybe nieces and nephews? Do you know they watch everything you do? When I was a little girl, I was six at the time; I met a man named Joe. Joe was a local farmer and a good friend of my dad but he was also MY school bus driver. … Continue reading The Legacy of an Average Joe
There was a time in my life that my daughter, prior to her death was incredibly close to being homeless. She was full of pride, she was young and listening to mom wasn't always easy for her. Not all kids have someone to support them. They are alone, scared and homeless. They don't know when … Continue reading Be An Angel Today!
It has been months since I have spent time putting meaningful words together. I journal my day to day activities thinking someday my menial life may be important to someone. Then other days I think, who am I kidding, my days of annoyances and successes truly would be boring reading. In my little world I … Continue reading What Is Important?
I had the pleasure to do my first interview. From collecting canned goods for hungry families in the neighborhood to saying hello to the new girl in class –Girl Scouts is all about being a sister to every girl! Francene “Treasure” Niemiec, has taken this to heart in everything she does, including her creative business … Continue reading Girl Scouts and I
I am participating in NAMIWalks Minnesota, the largest event raising awareness about mental illnesses in the state, on September 24th. Mental illness affects 1 in 4 individuals and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) needs assistance. I participate in NAMI because I have lost multiple family members to suicide, including my daughter, due to the stigma of mental illness. Every … Continue reading Help Me Make A Difference
Last year I had the pleasure of attending a fund-raiser that was put on by a 15 year old to bring awareness to Mental Illness for a 10th grade project. At that time she had recently been diagnosed with depression. This young lady has a beautiful heart, she is impulsive, funny, a little bit crazy, … Continue reading MN Singing for Smiles
https://youtu.be/jnhHOBBn7wQ I am working to spread my message to help stop the stigma of mental illness. This is my first attempt at doing a youtube video.