Heartbroken for Uvalde

Texas’ state flower: the bluebonnet “So ensure that this ache wasn’t endured in vain: Do not ignore the pain. Give it purpose. Use it.” -Amanda Gorman I’ve been writing for this blog just for a few months. Traditionally the writer has remained anonymous. There certainly has been no need to mention my name when interviewingContinue reading “Heartbroken for Uvalde”

A Business Owner and Mother

“Being a working mother instills in you a sense of determination.” – Felicity Jones We at DEPCO hope you had a great Mother’s Day weekend! Mothers are a fundamental part of our society. We wanted to use today’s post to honor an amazing mom and business owner! Charity Smith has been a practicing massage therapistContinue reading “A Business Owner and Mother”

Interview With a Teacher

“Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.” –John Steinbeck The first week in May is our opportunity to celebrate those special individuals who devote their lives to education. DEPCO celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week by chatting with Morgan Forbach. Morgan is a middle school teacherContinue reading “Interview With a Teacher”

National Rebuilding Day

“The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens.” –Jimmy Carter This Saturday, April 30th, is National Rebuilding Day. This holiday is intended to inspire us to improve our communities through dedicated service. The day was inspired by the group Rebuilding Together. Rebuilding Together is a Non-ProfitContinue reading “National Rebuilding Day”

National Hug a Plumber Day

“Plumbing – that little thing between the Middle Ages and Modernity.” –unknown Plumbing is an essential part of our daily routine. We often don’t think about how dependent we are on it until something breaks! When a toilet doesn’t flush, or water doesn’t come out of our sink, the rhythm of our day is veryContinue reading “National Hug a Plumber Day”

National Look Alike Day

 “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” -Jim Henson Whether it’s an online celebrity test, or actually running into a person you resemble, we as a society are fascinated with doppelgängers. Looking similar to someone we have no relation to is wild! Celebrated annually on April 20th, National Look Alike DayContinue reading “National Look Alike Day”

International Be Kind To Lawyers Day

 “In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” -Thurgood Marshall Lawyers sometimes get a bad reputation. Having to navigate through complicated legal situations as a job doesn’t always result in high praise from the public. Lawyer jokes are often used to poke fun at the profession. Despite many badContinue reading “International Be Kind To Lawyers Day”

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