“So, while you are walking out of your jobs or not shopping, I will be putting my big girl britches on and going to work and setting an example for my daughter.” – Zakia Thiesen Apparently on March 8th, women nationwide will be walking out of their jobs or not even showing up to […]
My name is Zakia Thiesen, pronounced (Zah-Key-Ah Thee-sin) I am originally from the City of Owatonna, Minnesota where i was born and raised until just before my 13th birthday. I have lived in Maine since. I currently reside on the coast with my 6 year old daughter and our two dogs. I pitched the idea of a blog about Veteran’s and the trials and tribulations, veterans go through when transitioning to civilian life from active duty life to the Bangor Daily News and here I am, writing this for all of you. I am fairly active within the American Legion here in Maine. I currently am the 1st Vice Commander of the Charles C. Lilly American Legion Post 149 and the 2nd Vice Commander of District 7.