“You are the volunteer of last resort” my husband chided me this weekend. I’m just not sure how to take that!? The truth is, I am reliable and I commit cautiously, but fully. Those qualities make me a perfect glutton for punishment. And in the world of parent-volunteerism, there’s plenty of punishment to be had.
What makes matters worse, however, is that I have two other qualities that delude me in my volunteerism: “do-gooder” and “pig-headed”. Those are the more common names for my qualities. I tend to refer to them as my lofty-dreamy-isms and my love of the sport of running-down-the-slim-odd.
So altogether, you have a girl who believes she can make the world better, is not deterred by the odds, and who will do the dirty work, even if no one else will. Seriously, I am a cause’s wet-dream! Continue reading