My 20th birthday did not start out very well. It was exam week at my university, so all of my friends were busy studying. I lived a 10-hour flight away from my family, so I felt upset and alone the entire morning. read more →
I’m a single mom to girls, I work 30 hours a week at the local university and attend graduate school there full time. My ex no longer pays child support and it made it hard for us to make ends meet.
I started to think about dropping out of grad school so I could work full time but a friend of mine told me that they wanted to support me by help us out once a month. read more →
At Christmas, I would make a huge gluten-free Christmas cake, slice it into about 20 decent size slices and wrap them in gold paper and ribbons and hand them out on Christmas day. I gave some to a man who used to be a professor of science but lost his job from alcoholism.