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Better Standard of Care

The sliver of paper fluttered from my journal that read “value service ethical principle”. I am sure it was some matron I picked up in graduate school. I still  truly believe A social worker’s primary goal is to help people in … Continue reading

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The Rosemary Conversation

“Excuse me, you’re the garden teacher?” I turned to a tap on my shoulder, and saw a woman looking at me with what my students and clients called RBF (resting bitch face).  I pulled out my headphones, smiled, and asked “Am I … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Umbrellas

How would you react to this request from a stranger? It had been raining hard for days. Reports of 100-year floods were coming out of Boulder and Lyons to the north. A colleague and I were walking a few blocks … Continue reading

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A cheap, charitable model to solving hunger

I enjoy learning what my young adults ate or helping them figure out meal ideas on a budget. In return they provide me with a list of resources and referrals that I can pass on to others. It also thrills … Continue reading

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