• Hello July

    In case you forgot or missed my post from last month, I am the new Wellness Manager at Employee & Family Resources. After one month I’m happy to report that I am adjusting well and really enjoy my new job! After being at Drake for almost eight years I thought the transition would be tougher than …

  • What’s SUP?

    This article appears in the July edition of Iowa Momentum Magazine. All photographs courtesy of Dylan Huey of Huey Photography.  There’s no better way to spend warm, summer days than on the water with friends and family. While it’s nice to kick back, relax, and soak up the sun, don’t forget about all the ways …

  • From Scratch

    Earlier this month I had a birthday and as always, I made a cake. If you’ve ever made a cake from scratch (note: I’m NOT talking about a Betty Crocker box mix) you know and understand what makes cake and frosting taste so good: lots of sugar and obscene amounts of butter. Over the years I’ve tried to …

  • A Change is Comin’

    When I was three or four, one of my favorite things to do was go to the grocery store with my mom. Around this same time in my life I had to answer an important question at pre-school “what do you want to be when you grow up?” I knew immediately what I was going …