Filling in the Gap: What Five Years of Unemployment Has Taught Me

Five years ago last week, I went from the working world to being unemployed. I wouldn’t wish unemployment on anyone…it’s been a rough journey, and at times, I feel like hiding from the world.  I don’t know how I have survived this long not having full-time employment, but I have and continue to do so. …

Don’t Drown Out the Speaker

Public speaking is a skill.  In order to hear someone speak, it requires your undivided attention.  When that doesn’t happen, then the code of civility is broken in my opinion. DSM Magazine had their Fall issue unveiling on Thursday at Midwest Aesthetics and a large crowd was in attendance.  At 6:00 p.m., the short 10-minute…