Category Archive: Positive Influences

Apr 02

Day 2 of Positive Impacts – CTISC Mike

When I was a young sailor in the United States Navy, I was a good worker, but a lousy sailor. My home life was not great, and it was impinging on my mental and physical health.  I have a natural tendency to do things well with autonomy, and reacting badly to micro-management, the SOP for …

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Apr 01

Day 1 of Positive Impacts: My Mother

  Anna Carroll was born in 1920, in a far away land called Newark, New Jersey. Towards the end of seven children in a strongly Irish Catholic family, she grew up in faith and doubt. A cousin of mine once described Aunt Anna as “the pretty one” in the family, always garnering attention from boys. …

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