I Resolve to Remember

Posted by Barbara Comito, Marketing Director Jan 26, 2016 12:40:06 PM

By Barbara Comito, Director of Marketing and Communications

2015 was a rough year for me and my family. My husband lost his job of 16 years due to a lawsuit and bankruptcy at the company where he worked. Subsequently, he was unemployed for five months and eventually took a job he didn’t love and for which he was overqualified. It was hard. An amazing chef with over 30 years of experience in the kitchen, this was not what was supposed to happen. He’s 56. I’m 55. We’re supposed to be thinking about retirement, not starting over.

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I resolve to grow

Posted by Merrily Brast, Staff Writer Jan 13, 2016 12:21:08 PM

I have always wanted to be tall.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wished for the long legs and arms that give an edge in basketball and radiate power and strength, and I often joke that I’m a post at heart. 

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I Resolve to Help the Homeless

Posted by Merrily Brast, Staff Writer Feb 9, 2015 3:23:00 PM

By Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

"Each and every one of you have the ability to make a profound and beautiful difference in the lives of somebody that is homeless, for the homeless. And when you do this you will make a profound and beautiful difference in your own life...If you find the beauty in just one person..."

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I Resolve to Wrestle

Posted by Barbara Comito, Marketing Director Jan 29, 2015 2:00:00 PM

My One Word: Wrestle

By Barbara Comito, UGM Director of Marketing

For the past several years, rather than make a list of New Years' resolultions, I've been following the one-word plan. Three years ago, my word was "peace," followed by "embrace" and "awake." This year, my word is "wrestle."

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The Resolution to Change

Posted by Merrily Brast, Staff Writer Jan 8, 2015 9:54:00 AM

By Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

Making ambitious resolutions is a New Year’s tradition for many of us. And while the end of January marks the end of those resolutions for many of us, UGM resident Tim O’Brien has chosen to stick to his on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

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