A Reminder

If you have been following along all these months, it is clear that The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ is all about folks finding their passion and learning to leverage it into a self-sustainable life. Being HAPPY is the goal – as happy people make for a better society, period! (we have proof of it, and have…

From One Friend To Another

At this point in our friendship, I want to take a few minutes to go over some of the things that I have learned along my journey.   Why am I sharing this list now you may ask?   Well, I simply want to reaffirm my sincerity, my unwavering commitment, and my passion for The…

With Two Hands

Here at The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™, we are a bunch of doers.  Put simply, we like to get things done rather than just talking about it.  Action creates results. And the result we are going after is supporting people in finding their passions and purpose so that they can pursue a career that they enjoy!!!!…

The First Day

On Friday morning, we stepped into a new era. What the legacy of the next four years will be is yet unknown – as is anything that lies in the future. But what I do know for sure is that whether you are celebrating or not, there is a statement that we all must begin to…

Bullying and What We Can Do About It

Bullying is on the rise in our country (Source: http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/bullying-statistics.html) and unfortunately, so too are the dramatic and sometimes tragic outcomes of bullying. Kids have quite a lot on their plates these days between rigorous academics, after-school activities, busy home life, and so on. Add a bully into the mix and it’s no wonder we’re…

Getting to the root cause of the issue – I’ve found it!

The Answers Can Only Be Found Within Our Youth Years ago (hard to imagine saying that), when the first inklings of The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ started rattling around in my head, I really had no idea what I was contemplating. There were several forces at play – from personal trials and tribulations to my observances…

We are better than this

There’s something happening in our country that has never really been seen to the extent that we are seeing play out today. I am talking about the political polarization that is happening in the United States. I feel so called to share it here on The ZIPPER JUNCTION™ Project page because we are an organization…

Volunteerism – or the lack thereof… What the heck is going on?!

I recently shared a post regarding a Northeastern Pennsylvania  school PTA that was looking for people to volunteer for concession stand duty, but they were having a heck of a time getting folks to help. Comments ensued and the general topic of volunteerism surfaced, or should I say the general lack of volunteerism surfaced.  The…

Some Common Questions We Still Get (Part 2 of 4)

Last week I reached out to address some questions that had come up on one of our social media channels. The conversation went like this… “I have seen this before, it is a nice thing but…….a few things that jump out are: 1 – Does that area have the tourism numbers to cover the expenses as the taxes will…

Some Common Questions We Still Get (Part 1 of 4)

Over the months of spreading the word about The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ and soliciting feedback in order to gauge community acceptance, several questions seem to always come up.  There are four that are pretty important to understand and were recently part of a conversation on one of our social media challenges. They were so good…