WHAT A TEENAGE RIDE OPERATOR LEARNED ABOUT COMMUNITY

Throughout my teenage years I spent every summer working as a ride operator at Six Flags Magic Mountain in my hometown of Santa Clarita, California.  My fondest memories from the summers of 1988-1992 are not with friends I knew from school, they are with the friends that I got to know while working at a … Continue reading WHAT A TEENAGE RIDE OPERATOR LEARNED ABOUT COMMUNITY

MORE THAN WE CAN HANDLE

This morning I am thankful to be living in the calm that comes after the storm.  Because October was a very stormy month.  Not the kind that brings needed rain, the kind that brings relentless turmoil. In early October we tore up our patio for an outdoor renovation project. And then two days later my 14-year-old … Continue reading MORE THAN WE CAN HANDLE