Tag Archives: Therapeutic Recreation

I WISH I knew

What I WISH I knew before starting college as a Therapeutic Recreation major #1 YOU NEED TO LIKE PEOPLE.  Like working with people all the time, and like working with the difficulties and challenges they have.  Working with other people is … Continue reading

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TR and endless possibilities

I think that I just had the best week in a long time.  At the end of July 2016, my church Messiah United Methodist in Springfield, Virginia had Vacation Bible school.  I volunteered to lead the 1/2 hour recreation session … Continue reading

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And in the beginning…

“I think what doesn’t kill you makes you a better human being. It opens your eyes, your heart, and your mind.” – Derek Hough [Dancing with the Stars] Peace out Trevor the Otter ***This cute little otter keeps sending me … Continue reading

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Reverse discrimination?

     During my second year of taking classes at LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY, majoring in TR (Therapeutic Recreation) everyone in the field of study took a class that we just called Phys Dis, the name of the course is actually ‘Recreation with … Continue reading

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I don’t want to grow up

34. 34 years old and not wanting to age, not wanting to be older.  When we’re in our 20s, all we want to be is be recognized as old enough to be ‘legal’.  It’s only when you try to flash … Continue reading

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Secret of Change

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” **Socrates   I’m 33, and graduated from school, but I’m still getting homework.  Self-discovery, relaxation techniques and relationship work.  … Continue reading

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balls of yarn

I was amazed when I finally got the first ball untangled from the mess of 4 different spools.  First, I was surprised to see that I had two spools of the same color.  After I had gotten the first 2 … Continue reading

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