Surviving the Shutdown as a New Young Public Servant

Monday, September 30th, we were told incase of a government shutdown contingency plans are in place to suspend our training program, that we had been in for eleven weeks, with only one more to go until graduation of our phase 1 part of training for a new job I had secured serving the government. After […]

When the beating of your heart Echoes the beating of the drums..

Last week I watched Les Mis for the first time. I’ve heard of the story but had never seen any of the film or play productions. I will say I was impressed. I thought it was a great story.  The music is what got me. I felt it to be inspiring in many ways, and […]

May Day- “Union Town”

  Happy May Day

Feeling Connected

Each morning I take a bus to the metro, then a short metro ride to work. Each morning I get on the bus, put on my headphones, or open my ipad to listen or read whatever book I am reading. As I do this I notice this seems to be what everyone else is pretty […]

The Road We Must Travel

  Every moment in life will be faced with moments that will define us. We will at some point in life ask ourselves,  which road must I travel? As a son of an immigrant and a Mormon, both of those pieces of me carry  their own stories of asking, “Which Road will I travel?” Alas, […]

As you would have others do unto you.

Almost three weeks ago I flew out to go visit my father who was very ill. For some time he had been going through the process of failing health and this trip was sadly the last time I would see him. He passed away the day after I flew down. While I don’t mean to […]

“We are the Many”

I thought this goes well with the whole “Occupy” movement currently taking place.