Yearly Archives: 2016


Thanksgiving Challenge

Thanksgiving Challenge November is the month of giving thanks. This is a month where many of us say what we are thankful for, one thing each day for the entire month.  I have tried this and towards the end of month it got harder and harder to verbalize what I found thanks in. With all [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Challenge


Thankful week 1 One of the biggest holidays of the year is this month, Thanksgiving, to celebrate the staff at Prairie Independent Living Resource Center would like to share some of the things that we are thankful for: Executive Director, Chris Owens, “I am thankful for my parents who taught me to believe in myself.” [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thankful

Disability Awareness Training – Dyslexia

Happy Friday, Have a wonderful Halloween Weekend! Disability Awareness Training: Dyslexia The October All-Staff meeting was packed full of information for the PILR Staff. This is typical of most staff meetings. In addition to reviewing goals, success, room for growth and opportunity, we also do staff training. This month, our staff meeting training included a [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Disability Awareness Training – Dyslexia

I Don’t Know

Happy Friday Everyone, I don't know about you but this has been the longest-shortest week I have had in a long time. Have a wonderful weekend! I Don’t Know One day, on a job, a worker was struggling to understand how to complete a task.  The worker asked her supervisor how to complete this task.  [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Don’t Know

Wonder Why!

Happy Friday Everyone, have a wonderful Weekend! Wonder Why? Ever wonder why?  Well, you know I’m all about accessibility.  I believe in equal access 100%, but, last month I was wondering why…We were at a conference in Topeka.  Dan and I went to the vending machine—I had to have my chocolate, you know how that [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wonder Why!


is it Friday already? This week went by very fast for me. I hope you have a wonderful weekend! Worritization I totally made up a new word just for this… (Worry and Prioritization) Last week I was taking a survey for one of the vendors we have here at work. One of the survey questions [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Worritization


Time Happy Friday, Have a wonderful weekend. Enjoy the car show on Main St. Hutch! Most of my friends and people that I spend time with tend to be from my generation and around my age, people that tend to be like minded and have similar values and views of the world.  There is nothing wrong [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Time

Excitement and Responsibility

Happy Friday Everyone!!! Excitement and Responsibility Some of you may have noticed that earlier this week that we had a litter of kittens in the office, one of them in particular struck a chord with me and my wife. She was quiet, calm and purred when we pet her.  Though we already have two cats [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Excitement and Responsibility


Happy Friday!!! Okay! I think that I have a wonderful life. My husband is amazing, I have a great family, caring friends, and I have never enjoyed a job so much.  I know in my head that I personally could never ask for more than what I have right now. However, it seems my heart [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Okay!

Keep Your Head Up

Happy Friday, We hope you had a wonderful Labor Day weekend. Keep Your Head Up When things are going well in our lives it is relatively easy to keep a positive attitude. When you are going through a difficult situation positive thinking can feel almost impossible. We all have been through hard times, whether it’s [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Keep Your Head Up