Not Sweatin’ The Furlough

For most of our marriage, my husband and I have tried to keep each of our vehicles for at least 10 years. We've also paid our car notes off as quickly as possible. That approach has played a big part in our strategy to live debt free. And while we aren’t quite 100% there yet, … Continue reading Not Sweatin’ The Furlough

They Were NOT Anonymous

They told you their stories. You ignored them. They told me their stories. You covered for him. They took their stories public. You attacked them. Even so, they rallied again, more united than ever, until the truth could no longer be contained. No, they were not a handful of anonymous, disgruntled employees. They were over … Continue reading They Were NOT Anonymous

“Leadership by deception isn’t leadership. It’s fraud.” ― DaShanne Stokes

2018 Follow Up to an original post from 2014 entitled "My Email to the City Manager: Our Treatment of Ms. Lori Holt and the Heitman Family" It has now been 7 years since Alex Heitman died.  With the current events, it would seem appropriate timing to repost this. It was, after all, a turning point … Continue reading “Leadership by deception isn’t leadership. It’s fraud.” ― DaShanne Stokes

Flushing Your Cash Down the Drain: The Infamous Oak Ridge Marina Bathroom

This is old news, but so many people continue to ask me about it that I’ve decided to share everything I know here. For those who have never visited our lovely marina bathrooms, you might think that they had marble walls and gold plated urinals given the steep price tag borne by taxpayers. Think again. Pictures … Continue reading Flushing Your Cash Down the Drain: The Infamous Oak Ridge Marina Bathroom