There are so many people that surround each of us every single day that give us 110%. Just think for a few minutes. Who do you interact with day after day and each time you are treated very well…consistently? Who do you see doing their job well day in and day out without expecting anything in return? These people often want no recognition and often times they don’t feel like they’re doing anything spectacular, they’re simply doing what they love doing without thinking about it. These genuine people within our communities need to be recognized. They can be recognized with a simple gesture, such as thank you or you’re appreciated.
I have decided to recognize these people within our communities by rewarding them with a free photo session documenting them doing what they do and a mini session for their family as well. I will need help finding these people within our communities and I hope people with nominate deserving community members using our nomination form. One awesome community member will be featured each quarter.
I first met Kathy late last year when I was working with LARAS House Shelter in Mexia, Texas. I was asked to be the photographer for the calendar they were putting together as a fundraiser. During this time I realized that I really enjoyed working with the animals, as well as working with Kathy. She LOVES animals and it shows! She is one of the most genuine people that I have ever met. She is extremely kind and generous and very honest. She is not afraid to speak her mind. I have never met anyone quite like her and she definitely needs to be recognized for not only being a wonderful human being, but for all the hard work she puts into each and every dog at LARAS House. She does so much more than feed, water and clean. As she completes these tasks she is also socializing with the dogs and getting to know each of them.
An Interview with Kathy
What would you name the autobiography of your life? Shit Happens, Life Goes On
If you could learn anything, what would it be? dog grooming
When you have 30 minutes of free time, how do you pass the time? What’s free time??
If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Dr. Dolittle
What was the last experience that made you a stronger person? working for the shelter
What is something you learned in the last week? not to be so trusting
What is your favorite activity? horseback riding
What chore do you absolutely hate doing? dishes
If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? the Dog Whisperer
What three traits define you? kind, helpful and giving
What is your favorite quote or saying? Everything happens for a reason.
What is your favorite part about working at your current place of employment? working with dogs
What is your biggest challenge at your current place of employment? people
What is your nickname? Red
What one thing do you cherish most? my critters
What’s your favorite TV show or movie? Vet Life