Amanda’s Extravaganza: The Next Stanza

Amanda’s poise made me think more and more about that quality in her. As I come to know Amanda, I have connected her podcast performance and everyday personality.

Water Their Spirits and Watch Them Grow

Water Their Spirits and Watch Them Grow By: Felicia Juarez When we plant a garden, we are careful to ensure that our garden is given the necessary “ingredients” to thrive.  We make sure seeds are planted in the right place with good soil, have appropriate sunlight, fertilizer, water, etc. and the same should be true […]

Questions, Decisions, Living Life!

Creative Typewriter

Questions, Decisions, Living Life! By: Monica Patterson As I mentioned in a previous post, I live in a house with two gentlemen. I’ve been here for a little over a year after living in a home with 24/7 support. My housemates are sometimes a challenge for me because of their moods and the challenges they are […]


A group of Tobosa folks.

Diss-ability By: Jacob Dicello Have you ever briefly met someone and had a perception of who they were based on very little interaction? Then months, or even years, later you got to know them better and you realized that your notion of who you perceived them to be was the exact opposite of who they […]

Welcome Monica!

Monica, now and then.

Monica is a new contributor to our Tobosa blog. We’re excited to have her writing for us! Who is Monica? I was born on April 7, 1982, in Roswell, NM to my parents, Kraig and Eileen. I was the apple of their eye up until I was five years old. At that time, I went […]

Celebrate Giving Tuesday With Tobosa

Tuf, Tye, and Tryp Bizzell

Giving Tuesday “Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, Giving Tuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy […]

40 Years of Excellence With Tobosa

Rosy Rubio

If you do not know about Tobosa, this is my opportunity to introduce you to what we do and who we are. I’m excited to share with you some inside information about Tobosa’s forty years of operations. Fundamentally, Tobosa is here to provide critical and essential services to people of all ages who need help […]

Making a difference for Joey and more

Attending meetings and trainings have become just an everyday thing for me. It is part of my daily tasks and responsibilities. In August, I was reminded about the importance of our work at Tobosa. We attended a meeting for a Tobosa family centered around how we support individuals with making daily choices. During this meeting/presentation, […]