Category Archives: Volunteering

My first case is here


I messaged on Facebook last week that I finished the last part of my training to become a CASA volunteer which was the final interview. I was nervous as I knew the next step would be certification and eventually a … Continue reading

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Looking forward to my ‘summer’


I’m reading a really neat book called, Spiritual Rhythm: Being with Jesus Every Season of Your Soul by Mark Buchanan. I’m enjoying it and I seem to find an “ah ha” moment every time I crack it open (?) on … Continue reading

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A 2×4 of reality


I had my first “Oh no. I can’t do this. I’ve got to get out of here,” thought last night during our weekly three-hour CASA training. We had a panel of folks from SRS, St. Francis (services) and TFI (foster … Continue reading

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CASA step 1


I started the 30-hour training tonight to become a CASA. I was amazed by the number of people there. I think we had close to 25 attendees. It was a good diversity of ages. In fact, I was shocked by … Continue reading

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Full speed ahead


It’s been way too long since my last post. Life seems to be taking over these days. On the house front, we’ve got a contract signed for our dream of country living. We’re so lucky. The woman selling the house … Continue reading

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