Let Me Reintroduce Myself

Hi my name is Alissa and I am a teacher, banker, compliance officer. When you are in between careers what do you tell people? We are so often defined by what we do and not who we are. When the pandemic hit and I found myself out of work, and I realized I had completely forgotten who I [...]

Fair Weathered Friends

Fair Weathered Friends

It is the time of year when seasons are changing and many are getting back to a more regular schedule after a long summer. Kids are going back to school, family vacations are over, and the weather is beginning to cool down (for most). It is Hurricane season for some places and my heart goes [...]

Is My Dog a Psychic?

Is My Dog a Psychic?

I've admitted to you all before that I love watching cheesy action movies and TV shows. It just gets me away from the hum drum that everyday life can bring and allows me to escape for a while. Pretty much if it's on the CW TV station I will watch it. You name it, The [...]

A Community of Caring

A Community of Caring

Recently I had an interesting encounter on one of my shifts at the shelter. A couple visited from Mississippi that were extremely involved in their local rescue shelter. They were directed over to me as I was the volunteer that had been with the shelter the longest that night. They loved our shelter and wanted [...]