Rose Colored Glasses

When you look at your life, what do you see? Is it the life you had planned for yourself? Is it more? It is less? How do you evaluate something so multifaceted? Is there a checklist to determine if you've done a good job or if you're still a work in progress? I know that … Continue reading Rose Colored Glasses

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Enough is Enough

Working with older youth, it's common to discuss goals. Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten? What kind of education will you seek? What kind of career do you want? What is important to you? Five years? They'll say. I don't know where I'll live next month, let alone 5 years. Ten years? … Continue reading Enough is Enough

They’re Walkin’ in a Straight Line, But That’s Not Really Her Style

You want the things you're saying, doing, planning, dreaming about, to matter. You want to believe that there is all some bigger purpose to life than the day to day monotony. Surely life isn't all 8-5's, health insurance premiums and pension plans, right? Everything that you do all year; the stress, the extra hours at … Continue reading They’re Walkin’ in a Straight Line, But That’s Not Really Her Style