Category: My Non-Fiction
Sometimes I wonder…
I often stop at a trendy bakery downtown on my one mile walk from work to the train station. My oldest daughter loves the brownies, so I make it a point to bring home one of these posh brownies. I had plenty of time left until my train was set to leave, so taking the…
Be Blessed and Have a Good Day
As I walk down Washington Street towards LaSalle after passing Wells, a man sits in the same spot on most mornings. Some afternoons I see him, but not too often. Each morning I pass, he smiles widely and nods as he says, “Be blessed and have a good day!” He says it loud and clear…
Dirty Fingers with a Sign
I always think about the what ‘ifs’ in life when it comes to the homeless.
As I ride the train to work, my train cuts a swath through the south suburbs as well as the south side of Chicago. I witness the transitions between suburban dereliction, urban distraught, urban redevelopment and all of the many possibilities between. Between the ‘civilization’ of the south suburbs, are some of the most drastic…
Rebe the Driver
I once worked as a Mercedes dealership driver.
Rebe The Marketing Coordinator/Salesforce Report & Data Specialist
I began working with Salesforce in October of 2012 at a non-profit higher education organization outside of Chicago. My entry to Salesforce started with mass data migration and data manipulation. I sat in a cross between power user and admin with limited abilities. Within one year my fast-growing fascination with Salesforce had propelled me into…
Introducing Rebe A. de la Paz
Who is Rebe A. de la Paz you ask? I will give you an intro first then you can chose which Rebe you would like to know in my “Rebe” series where I have individual posts regarding my various experiences. For an intro… I am a woman with a brain that is always thinking. Thinking of tomorrow,…
The Definition of a Role
Einstein’s theory of general relativity postulates that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum was independent of the motion of all observers. I know some people are thinking, “Well what the heck does that mean?” Others are wondering, “What point are you…