Category Archives: Wednesdays with Jillene

Wednesdays with Jillene: more than a first impression

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” I can’t remember when I first began caring about making first impressions. At what point in a person’s life do we make that extra effort to present our best … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Jillene: when you can’t see the why

“But… why?” Oh, how many, many, many, many times in life do we ask, “Why?” It think it is intrinsic to who we are as human beings to want to know why. Did you ever notice, that for all the times we … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Jillene: not the time to talk

This is no shocker to those who know me: I talk… a lot. What do you imagine it would be like to be there when I encounter one of those rare moments when I’m speechless? I guess you could be relieved that I finally stopped … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Jillene: homophones, for the times you say one thing when really you should mean the other

Homophones are fun… and obnoxious. Great amusement can result from their intentional use and (often) unintended misuse. When it comes to learning spelling, homophones can be a source of intense frustration. For the purposes of understanding in the flow of conversation, homonyms are even … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Jillene: do you trust me?

My Ellie… Our type A, planner, organizer, have.to.know.how.everything.is.gonna.work.out little lady is having a rough go of being nine years old. Life is sure meeting her straight on with opportunities to stretch her character and grow in maturity… or not. It … Continue reading

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