Have you ever seen the show Parks and Recreation? It’s a TV comedy that ran from April of 2009 to February of 2015. It stars Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks Department of Pawnee, Indiana. She is one of the quirkiest characters on television. She lives life wholeheartedly and inspires us to embrace the every day with passion and purpose.