Working Together…From Home!

Find out how the Sprig team is staying busy, especially when we're all clocked out for the day.

As the whole world around us stays at home as much as possible, many of us have literally moved our offices into our living spaces. At Sprig, we love to continue inspiring our team and our community of dentists and patients by sharing how we’re working together with all hands on deck.

Keep reading to find out how our team is staying busy, especially when we’re all clocked out for the day!

Jeff's work from home  station

Jeffrey Fisher

Owner/co-founder

How I start my day:
Personal devotions and prayer

How I end my day:
Family worship and catch up on current events

Currently reading:
The great controversy

Currently learning:
Digital assets

Currently listening to:
YouTube channels focused on the digital asset sector

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Don’t watch much TV…

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Mango shakes

My favorite way to stay active:
Walking outside, working on the property, and pickle ball

My favorite part of the day:
Bed time

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
iPhone 11 and evening time at home

Brenda's work from home  station

Brenda Hansen

CEO

How I start my day:
Wake up, meditate, journal, coffee 😊

How I end my day:
Dateline episode

Currently reading:
A need to know book from Goop

Currently learning:
How to do nothing and be totally ok with it. It’s a struggle.

Currently listening to:
Alicia Keys

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Schitts Creek

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Whiskey – makes me feel like I’m in the wild west. Which I am.

My favorite way to stay active:
working out in the Sprig parking lot and walking on the trails of Placer County

My favorite part of the day:
Getting in my bed at the end of the day with fresh sheets and comfy pajamas

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
Text, email, facetime and Zoom

Cynthia's work from home  station

Cynthia

Educational Manager

How I start my day:
With a cup of coffee and my daily stretching

How I end my day:
A bubble bath and Netflix

Currently reading:
After we collided

Currently learning:
How to be agile during this time. I’m a creature of habit and routine so I’m a little outside my comfort zone.

Currently listening to:
Pink Martini radio

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Ozark and Little Fires Everywhere

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Omega powerhouse trail mix by WildRoots

My favorite way to stay active:
Daily walks through the neighborhood, yoga and using my gym equipment

My favorite part of the day:
When my son is finished with his classwork

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
FaceTime happy hour 🙂

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Gwen

Human Resources Manager

How I start my day:
Quiet time and Coffee😊

How I end my day:
Take the dogs for a walk or a glass of wine

Currently reading:
 Been too busy to read much

Currently learning:
The new Corona19 laws. How to grow a veggie garden and how to homeschool.

Currently listening to:
Journey

TV series I can’t get enough of:
My kids have taken over the TV and they prefer movies. Anything Avengers. At the beginning of the quarantine, we completed the Star Wars marathon.

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Trail mix, chips/salsa and homemade pies by my oldest son who has taken up baking

My favorite way to stay active:
Take the stairs to the home “office” and walk the dogs

My favorite part of the day:
After dinner, downtime with the fam!

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
Zoom, facetime and family group texts

Ricky's work from home  station

Ricky

Operations Manager

How I start my day:
Step 1 – Coffee, Step 2 – Coffee, Step 3 – Repeat Steps 1, 2, 3.

How I end my day:
“Night night” time with my little Judah-man.

Currently reading:
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – an easy read.

Currently learning:
How to install shower doors?

Currently listening to:
Dirty Heads radio station on Spotify.

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Tiger King and Some Good News

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Any Hard Kombucha.

My favorite way to stay active:
Working on my yard.

My favorite part of the day:
Being one day closer to when this quarantine will be over.

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
Facetime however I can’t wait to see them in person.

Chris' work from home  station

Chris

QA Manager

How I start my day:
Coffee

How I end my day:
Reading

Currently reading:
Romance books

Currently learning:
Patience

Currently listening to:
Silence

TV series I can’t get enough of:
New Amsterdam

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Anything with sugar

My favorite way to stay active:
backyard “gym”

My favorite part of the day:
Weekend mornings, weekday evenings

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
Zoom, email, group texts

Vanessas' work from home  station

Vanessa

Project Coordinator

How I start my day:
Take my dog out and make a cappuccino

How I end my day:
A walk with my dog, some red wine, and finally turn on the TV

Currently reading:
All the Light We Cannot See- Anthony Doerr

Currently learning:
Italian on DuoLingo

Currently listening to:
Lofi Beats on Spotify

TV series I can’t get enough of:
The Stranger and Riverdale

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Homemade pasta and wine

My favorite way to stay active:
Working out in my backyard, and lots of walks!

My favorite part of the day:
Watching the sunset

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
Call, Video chats and social media

Wendy's work from home  station

Wendy

Sr. Customer Care

How I start my day:
Coffee and take the pups outside

How I end my day:
DoorDash Zocalo’s 32 oz Margarita. It comes in a soup container with no ice!

Currently reading:
A Piece of Cake by Cupcake Brown 

Currently learning:
To play the ukelele… I have a lot of time right now

Currently listening to:
The new Weeknd album and for podcast Crime Junkie and My favorite Murder

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Currently started YOU and holy cow!! 😳👀

Go-to Quarantine snack:
SmartFood Popcorn Flamin Hot White Cheddar LIVE CHANGING 🤤

My favorite way to stay active:
Dog walks

My favorite part of the day:
Probably nap time

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
FaceTime or WhatsApp

Joseph's work from home  station

Joseph

Account Manager

How I start my day:
Wash up, check stock futures, take dogs out to pee and tea

How I end my day:
Put Teddy and Yogi to sleep and pass out

Currently reading:
The 10X rule by Grant Cardone

Currently learning:
to house train a puppy again

Currently listening to:
Carol G station on pandora

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Ozark

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Chips

My favorite way to stay active:
Ride my bike

My favorite part of the day:
dinner time, I love cooking

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
Facebook portal parties

Todd's work from home  station

Todd

Purchasing Agent

How I start my day:
Being serenaded awake fifteen minutes before my alarm by my “sweet” cat.

How I end my day:
With a “dad nap” on the couch before heading to bed.

Currently reading:
Nothing presently.

Currently learning:
That it doesn’t matter what day of the week it is! Blursday the eleventeenth of wheneverary!

Currently listening to:
I’ve been listening to a lot of 80’s “hair bands” lately but usually just metal!

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Of all time? Mad Men or Spartacus.

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Lay’s dill pickle flavored chips but they’re sold out everywhere!!

My favorite way to stay active:
Walking early and often.

My favorite part of the day:
The lull between getting off work and making dinner.

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
I call my parents because technology escapes them. I use Google Meet with everyone else although one friend is always upside down no matter how she holds the lap top.

Lyuba's work from home  station

Lyuba

Accounting Specialist

How I start my day:
giant cup of coffee

How I end my day:
giant glass of wine

Currently reading:
Asian Health Secrets

Currently learning:
Chinese medicine?, Hebrew, Spanish

Currently listening to:
Spice Girls

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Money Heist

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Pasta

My favorite way to stay active:
quick workouts outside

My favorite part of the day:
Dinner time 🍝

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
FaceTime, Zoom

Stacey's work from home  station

Stacey

Graphic Designer

How I start my day:
Get up. Feed starving cats. Eat breakfast. Read my Bible.

How I end my day:
Soaking up the last rays of sunshine while working in the yard.

Currently reading:
Born to Shine by Ashley LeMieux

Currently learning:
Less eating out means more cooking.

Currently listening to:
White House press briefings.

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Rewatching Marvel

Go-to Quarantine snack:
dried fruit

My favorite way to stay active:
Splitting wood isn’t my favorite, but it’s more frequent than my favorite – paddle boarding!

My favorite part of the day:
Hearing the birds chirping, smelling the flowers, and watching the leaves coming out!

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
Had fun playing Pysch (an app game by Ellen) via Zoom! And scanning in old family photos.

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Garrett

Videographer/Editor

How I start my day:
Get freshened up and throw on today’s new pair of PJ’s

How I end my day:
Carrying my dog to bed

Currently reading:
n/a ☹

Currently learning:
What board games translate well to playing via video chat.

Currently listening to:
Wide Awake by Parquet Courts

TV series I can’t get enough of:
The Wire

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Caramel Corn

My favorite way to stay active:
Walking to the fridge

My favorite part of the day:
The ability to be with my wife and dogs

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
I walk over to her desk or their respective dog beds. Alternatively, shout from the other room.

Timothy's work from home  station

Timothy

Web Developer and Designer

How I start my day:
My morning latte, with one toasted blueberry waffle.

How I end my day:
Boardgames, talks, or sometimes a video game.

Currently reading:
The Big Red One by Samuel Fuller

Currently learning:
SwiftUI

Currently listening to:
Vegas, Baby by Olivver the Kid

TV series I can’t get enough of:
Westworld Season 3

Go-to Quarantine snack:
Dried Mango Strips

My favorite way to stay active:
Walks around the small town that is Loomis.

My favorite part of the day:
Hanging up the Hammock in the backyard with my wife and pets.

How I stay connected with my loved ones:
Group Chats, and lots of Facetime sessions.

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