Author Archives: victoriae95

Last Friday, I was bold

Gray, rainy mornings always make me feel a bit gloomy. This morning was no different as I tried not to hydro-glide while driving on the freeway. In the past couple of weeks, my work load at Central has tremendously slowed … Continue reading

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Rollie Rollie Rollie with a Dab of Ranch

Gray, rainy mornings always make me feel a bit gloomy. This morning was no different as I tried not to hydro-glide while driving on the freeway. In the past couple of weeks, my work load at Central has tremendously slowed … Continue reading

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Deadlines

It was almost 4:45 pm. I began to feel my body get warm. I sprinted to the copy room to clip all of the grant application documents together. Then, I gathered my things and ran outside to my car. I … Continue reading

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Toddlers and Contemplation

Last week, during a meeting with my supervisor, my supervisor asked “Well. Four weeks left. Is there anything you would like to do in your last time here?” My stomach sank and my heart immediately felt heavy. To make things … Continue reading

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It’s Over…It’s Finally Over (Week 5)

184 hours, give or take. That is roughly how many hours I contributed to Sunday’s fundraiser event for Central Community House. Of course, some of those hours included me taking lunch breaks, having conversations with my co-workers, and completing other … Continue reading

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Do Your Job, Don’t Become Your Job

On Tuesday of last week, the fellows had a great leadership session featuring two alums and two other mavens in the non-profit professional world. The leadership session could not have come at a more perfect time for me. If you … Continue reading

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Going with the Flow

Sometimes you just have to go with the flow- especially when you work in a non profit. I learned this during this past week. As a recent college graduate of a school in which students were very competitive, “stress” has … Continue reading

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