Monthly Archives: February 2017


A look at History

Happy Friday! Let’s look at history so it doesn’t repeat I was putting together a PowerPoint for a disability history presentation I will be doing and came across some interesting, yet tragic, information I didn’t know. Did you know that between 1913 and 1961 there were over 3300 people in Kansas who were sterilized against [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A look at History

Taken for “Granted”

Happy Friday! Taken for “Grant”-ed Before I came to work at PILR, I had little knowledge about how nonprofits received funding. I knew they received donations and grants, but I didn’t know how the process worked. Even working at PILR, I only know how things work here, no organization works exactly like another. We appreciate [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Taken for “Granted”

Not Broken

Guess what Society, I’m Not Broken So many times in my life I have wondered, how much better off we would be if we would get out of the business of trying to “fix” people. I’m not talking about things like trying to cure cancer, or trying to stop strokes, heart attacks, diabetes and things [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Not Broken


Unexpected! Generally when I wake up each day, I know what to expect. My routine will vary greatly depending on if it’s a weekday or a weekend. I like having a plan for each day and trying to follow it closely. There are things that come up that are unexpected and don’t fit into a [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unexpected