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Family History

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  • Job seeking tools for uncertain timesLooking for a new job, or thinking about a career change, can be both exciting and terrifying. About three and a half years ago, I was in the middle of deciding if I should change careers and go back to school to become a librarian. Once the decision was made and school was underway, it […] Read More Posted May 22, 2020 by Nora Walsh
  • Brighter days are beyond the stacksThe stay-at-home orders have been in place for close to two months and, in a way, it feels like it is only the beginning of a new reality. I worry about my health and safety of those close to me. I’m nervous to go to the grocery store and wonder if they will even have […] Read More Posted May 19, 2020 by Dana Treichler
  • Held together with threadMany of us now have the opportunity to explore new hobbies or get back in touch with old ones. Sewing clothes has been a creative and tactile outlet for me for quite some time. There’s complex thinking and problem solving involved when coaxing one piece into the correct position with another, and then getting everything […] Read More Posted May 13, 2020 by Morgan Taylor
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