As we inch closer to May and with the declaration that schools may be out for the year, many seniors are facing the reality that they will miss many traditional senior rites of passage like proms, dances, graduation ceremonies and graduation parties. Seniors, I have great compassion for you. You’ve worked to get to this point only to have a virus cheat you out of the grand prize. No matter how you slice it, that stinks. At the same time, I hope to encourage you to use this disappointing loss as part of potentially lifechanging lessons.
React To Adversity With Acts Of Kindness
Tom Kula, the Executive Director and General Manager of the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTM- WD), announced today that he is retiring when his current contract expires at the end of this month. Kula told the Board of Directors he will support a smooth and orderly transition.
Dear Aunt B,
Part of the joy of moving is the uncertainty of knowing where your stuff is, said no one ever. Granted, I’ve moved a lot. Unlike my mother, who lived in the same town for nearly 50 years, my life has been a bit transient at times. While I did live in the same house for my entire first 18 years, I soon entered into a moving kind of life. I moved to Kaufman. I moved to a Washington, DC suburb. I moved back to Texas: first to Mesquite, then to Forney, then Rockwall, then back to Forney. I even lived in Tyler for 6 months, once. Lots of packing. Lots of unpacking. I’m a pro. Nothing beats this last move, though. Turns out, moving a football field’s distance into a tiny house and moving back, all in 18 months, is a nightmare. Everything is right there at your fingertips but nothing is within reach. Take, for instance, my silverware. No, really. Take it. Someone apparently did.