Arbor Day

Plant a Tree Arbor Day—which literally translates to “tree” day from the Latin origin of the word arbor— Celebrating Arbor Day by planting and preserving a tree is a National holiday. Honoring nature and the environment. The first  Arbor Day was, on April 10, 1872, in the State of Nebraska; one million trees were planted that day. Arbor Day becameContinue reading “Arbor Day”

National Volunteer Week

April 18 – April 24, is National Volunteer Week  ”What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” – Aristotle ”Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew ”I’ve learnt that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need toContinue reading “National Volunteer Week”

Open Doors, Step Inside

Installing air traffic control systems and equipment at the Seattle TRACON and Tower was a rewarding experience in team work, applying knowledge and learning new skills. I was the lone woman on a team of eight for 14 months from July 2013 through August 2014. This job was a great opportunity for my personal andContinue reading “Open Doors, Step Inside”