Meet Rory Jones (part 1)

Meet Rory Jones (part 1) A few days ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with Rory Jones, the Good Neighbor Board Member who oversees (and does much of the) maintenance at the house. Speaking with him is interesting because he’s had a front-row seat, more than most, to...

Sarah Flores and “Third Places”

Sarah Flores and “Third Places” Before reading Joelle’s posts about third places, I was unfamiliar with that concept. Now that I think about ways I might have experienced third places in my life, I remember mostly spending time in bookstores and the...

Meet Audri Thicklin

Meet Audri Thicklin This last week, I had the opportunity to interview the last of Good Neighbor House’s Resident Volunteers: Audri Thicklin. She is a student at Baylor’s Graduate School of Social Work, and this is her first year working with Good Neighbor House. She...

Joelle Axton: Part 2, Third Place & Good Neighbor

Joelle Axton: Part 2, Third Place & Good Neighbor This is the other half of Joelle’s reflection (see part one), where she explores how the Good Neighbor House aligns with the characteristics of a “third place.” It’s inspiring, and she...

Talking with Alice Fry

Talking with Alice Fry Today I want to share a conversation I had with Alice Fry, one of the Resident Volunteers at Good Neighbor House. Alice’s area of responsibility within the house is Community Engagement, which means she works closely with the Board Members to...