My mom cleaned houses for wealthy people in my hometown.

As a kid, I recall going with her during the summer months to “help out.” Those who had younger ones my age, I would play with while my Mom made sure their home was spit-shined, cleaned to perfection. TO THIS DAY, her previous clients state no one has kept their home like she did.

To me, that is an honor. To say I come from someone who did more than she had to do to keep me fed, happy, healthy, and up-to-par while I was still an only child, makes me feel good. My Dad was/is a mechanic. So, he too serviced the public, but in a field/position that seemed to be much more respected than my Mom’s.

If you love what you do, and from reading this, you seem to, a great deal, forget the people bumping their gums in a negative way. I am here to tell you, you can have a degree, all the accolades trailing behind you, numerous awards, various changes in pay heading upwards, and they will still have something negative to say…. ALWAYS.

Trust me on this.

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