I have always been the type of person who wants to help others. When my husband was promoted to one of the highest positions in his company, this freed up my time to do the charity work that I had on my heart. One of the things I wanted to do was help those who did not have a lot of money for food. There is so much waste at restaurants because they prepare more than enough food, and then they throw the excess away. I talked with someone who does app development in Singapore to see if it would be possible to create an app where these restaurants could let me know when they have excess food.
The goal was to pick the food up and deliver it to a charity that would be able to give it to people who were hungry. Continue reading An App to Help Feed the Hungry
I knew that, in order to further my career, I needed to make the big move to the city where so many political things happen. I didn’t expect it to happen so quickly and easily, though. I applied for a job with a high ranking government official, and he picked me to be his assistant! He told me that his office would help me to move into one of the many Washington DC luxury apartments in the area, and that part of the high salary that I would be making would be more than enough money to pay for a luxury pad. After I got the phone call telling me that I got the job, I got us a phone and actually pinch myself. It almost seems too good to be true.
Most people seem to have a lot better luck in life than I do. I have to scratch and bite for everything good that happens to me. For other people, it seems to come so much easier for them. I’m not really sure why that is the case. Continue reading I Had to Do What I Could to Make Myself More Interesting