Monthly Archives: July 2015

Everything is Falling into Place

Yet another great week coming to a close here at Per Scholas. I’m finishing up my final report this week, now that we have the final piece of the puzzle, so to speak, with the conclusion of Wednesday’s IT Leader … Continue reading

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A Blog About Blogging

Today at our bi-weekly Columbus Foundation Learning Session, I talked about the difficulty of writing quality blog posts when much of my work currently isn’t public information. But walking back to work in this “lovely” warm weather I thought to … Continue reading

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From a Time of Transition to a Time of Stability

If I may speak frankly, the first three to five weeks at my fellowship were a bit chaotic. Including my position, there are a total of four administrative positions at the CELC. The Administrative Assistant began six weeks before I … Continue reading

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

We are hurtling toward the end of the summer at full speed over here at Per Scholas. Last week we prepared for a new class and tried to squeeze the last few applicants into the class that started on Saturday. … Continue reading

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An Unfortunate Turn of Events

I have a habit of planning out my week each Sunday night or Monday morning. This includes mapping out the work I plan on completing each day, despite the invariable failure of these plans, I continue to construct one nearly every … Continue reading

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Drowning in Presentations

I’m currently working on not one, not two, but three whole presentations.  The most important right now is for the presentation I’ll be doing for the programs team.  It will mostly focus on cost analysis and how notes in Raiser’s … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now…

The Mayo Clinic defines seasonal affective disorder as a mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. Typically when people think of this disorder, they associate it with winter — the sun rarely shines, temperatures … Continue reading

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A walk through the woods

Yet another great week of experiences, here at Shepherd’s Corner, to add to the books! On Wednesday I had the privilege to survey the wildlife with Jim Davidson. He is a retired pathologist (a physician who examines tissue, checks the … Continue reading

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Burning that Candle at Both Ends

I’m not gonna lie or sugar coat this…this week was stressful! Between a busy week at both work and at school and at home, I have been running on fumes here. So I’m just going to take a few moments … Continue reading

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Week 8 is Complete! Outreach Visits and Summer 2015 Open House

Last Saturday, we had a unique outreach visit to Common Ground Free Store, which is a store where all items are free. Items are donated to the free store, and when we were there, we saw clothes, shoes, diapers, small … Continue reading

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