Roll Initiative: My Love-Hate Relationship with D&D

Nearly 10 years ago, my partner invited me to watch him and his friends play Dungeons and Dragons (D&D). They were surrounded by multi-colored dice sets, Mountain Dew, Totino’s Pizza Rolls, and Nacho Cheese Doritos (Sponsor me!), while I sat on the couch and watched. They tried to explain to me the appeal: imagination and strategy, critical hits and natural 20’s, races like orcs and … Continue reading Roll Initiative: My Love-Hate Relationship with D&D

Thank You, Don’t Look at Me!:Accepting Recognition

Today, during a two hour long meeting, my supervisor decided to take a moment and thank me in front of the CEO of our organization….. My supervisor preceded to sing my praises “her professionalism, the quality of work she delivers , and her attention to detail is unmatched”. My heart races. I say thank you, I briefly make eye contact around the table, and proceed … Continue reading Thank You, Don’t Look at Me!:Accepting Recognition

I Don’t Deserve This: The Lovely Liebster

I would first like to thank Howtobejames for the gracious nomination. I do not even know what I am doing, but thank you for seeing the potential. If you are a novice like me and have never heard of the prestigious Liebster Award, here is a brief overview. The award is given to bloggers ,by their blogging peers, in hopes to gain more recognition. Nominated … Continue reading I Don’t Deserve This: The Lovely Liebster

Socially Awkward. Socially Anxious. Social…Worker?

There are many exciting things observed in the month of March; for one, it is Women’s history month. There is also National Old Stuff Day, National Plant a Flower Day, and of course National Barbie Day! In all seriousness, it is also Social work month! This particular March will be my first observance as a newly Licensed Social Worker. As I reflect upon the last … Continue reading Socially Awkward. Socially Anxious. Social…Worker?