This occupation, sometimes gifted by choice, sometimes not, often touted as the most important in the whole wide world — is one of the most relegated. The job to be least considered, understood, or recognized.
Volunteering has been an important tenet my entire life. Since before high school, in part due to my religion and the people with whom I associated (by choice or otherwise), being a part of something bigger than myself was key.
I started drinking Folder’s Coffee. Instant. Crystals. Why? Because my mom drank it. I had always enjoyed the smell, and eventually I got up the courage to try it, and I drank it. I enjoyed the simplicity of making this brew. You bowl the water, spoon in your crystals, dissolve into hot water, add flavorings (milk & sugar), consume.