Category: Make Things Happen

Blogger-in-chief, award-winning public speaker, and disability awareness advocate Shari Cooper provides insight, humor, and reflection on a range of issues.

To Start Anew

Happy Groundhog Day! Today is the day where the world finds out whether there will be six more weeks of winter or if spring is on the horizon. One thing I love about my job, as blogger-in-chief, is I get to share my personal thoughts with you on various subjects, events, and holidays. Although I’m... Read more »
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Time To Get Organized

Every year I say, this is the year I will get things organized! I think everyone make this promise to themselves. Whether it’s clothes, books or magazines, shoes, or can goods in the cupboard, everyone has something that they need to get organized. As for me, my big 2022 organization project will be paper organization!... Read more »
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Red Dog Relatable

As a child, I was into the Smurfs, Sesame Street, and Mickey Mouse. Clifford the Big Red Dog was never on my radar until now. My great niece, who is my hair dresser and the most amazing person, came over to my house to do my hair.  It’s a process, so I suggested we watch... Read more »
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The Dreams I Wish To Come True

Today, is National Make a Dream Come True Day and I’m truly a dream wisher. All my life I have dreamed about the inevitable. I believe we all have a little dream-wisher inside of us. Think about it, if you never dream, what do you have to look forward too. As I think about the... Read more »
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That’s A Wrap

As 2021 comes to an end, I would like to take a minute to reflect. So many things happened this year that sometimes you forget to stop and count your blessings. It for sure was a very interesting year. I returned to work after being off for nine months due to the pandemic. I had... Read more »
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It’s Ok To Be A Misfit

I love to watch Holiday movies to get into the holiday spirit. As I mentioned in a post, a few years ago, my all-time favorite is Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer. Most all of you know the story of Rudolph, but I’m always fascinated by his friends that he encountered on the Island of Misfit... Read more »
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Favorite Holiday Memory

One of my favorite songs during the Holiday Season is It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year because it brings back memories celebrating the holidays with my family. My family is big into celebrating the holidays and we love hanging out with one another. One of my favorite holiday memories is with my brother,... Read more »
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Holiday Shopping At Your Fingertips

I love shopping! Shopping for anything is what I do in my past-time and it makes me extremely happy. Many refer to shopping as retail therapy. For those of you who agree, shopping is a time to chill-out and look around for things you want or need. Another cool thing about shopping, sometimes you’ll discover... Read more »
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Perspective on World Disabilities Guest-Blogger-Linda Pelfrey

Have you ever wondered how disabilities are perceived around the world?  And who is advocating for change? Well, wonder no more, because in this post, guest-blogger Linda Pelfrey breaks down disabilities in the world in her own unique way. Open your mind as Linda’s words take you on a journey. Shari   On December 3rd,... Read more »
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