We very well could be inside a cliche Americana film scene as envisioned by cosmopolitan advertising agency people from New York. But the dive bar is not a movie set— years of dust from the cotton harvest of the farms nearby have caked into the wood siding outside, and those layers are too real of a detail for an art department to capture. We have come to photograph this real thing. The next day begins a year long photo project for an agriscience company, Corteva. We meet the rest of the team in our hotel lobby, unaware of the ultimate bond we will all grow into through the work and travel ahead. It was the ultimate adventure into a world often overlooked, but essential to all life as we know it— the farm. When creating the images, you may see us hanging from a plow at dusk in Oklahoma. You might find us on a skiff in Vietnam, or caught in a torrential downpour in Brazil. Maybe we are in the back of rickshaw in India, or inside a dusty corn silo in Wisconsin. This is what we set out to capture.
I have been a psychotherapist since In , I was in LA and left acting for graduate school after the shooting at my high school, Columbine Class of I was a new therapist during I came out as a lesbian at the late age of 46 and continue to work on my personal healing from a lifetime of living silenced. I have held thousands of hours of horrific experiences. Sometimes, I have trouble liking the human race, yet love the people who come to me to reorganize their sense of self. I know I still have much to learn.
Are your safety meetings a drag for your workers? Are they shifting in their seats as they sit through yet another presentation on slip and fall hazards? Safety meetings are a key part of a safety awareness program and are one of the best methods to motivate workers to take safety out of the classroom and into the field. Here are some tips to keep your workers engaged while also making them more aware of safety in the workplace. Selecting a topic for a safety meeting is not always easy. Sometimes you may be wondering what to feature, especially when you have covered some topics many times.