Kindness in honor of Leslie Fischer (1971-2016)

Today was a sad day in our house, because it was the funeral of my mom’s close friend from her college days, Leslie Rabinovitz Fischer.  We heard about Leslie often from my mom, and we knew that Leslie had been battling pancreatic cancer for a few years. She died last Thursday.  She lived in California…

Volunteering at the Library

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been volunteering at our local community library, helping teach a craft program for younger kids. The program always fills up, which is why the instructors need extra help. Here I am outside the program room.   I am one of three teenagers who help approximately sixteen kids ages 6-11…

A Wolf Licked My Face!

One great experience I had this summer was helping care for wolves at Mission: Wolf in Westcliffe, Colorado. I was able to do something I thought I could only dream of: meeting a wolf. I was able to visit Mission: Wolf thanks to a company called The Road Less Traveled. I went on a program…