Tell Me Something Good

Hey Guys, You’ve met my friend Meg, right?  She made an appearance in an earlier blog post, but if you don’t remember: she’s a blogger too, but also, most importantly, she’s one of my best friends in real life. Well, Meg and I have been having a little bit of a mediocre time lately.  Between [...]

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To Choose or Not To Choose

I’ve been thinking a lot about choice lately. Our ability “to select freely and after consideration,” as defined by the Merriam-Webster's dictionary. Life is literally a giant Choose-Your-Own-Adventure.We face millions of choices every day.  Some small, some large.  Do I get out of bed and put on pants and go interact with the rest of [...]

The Alphabet Trees

Once upon a lake, there was a forest of burnt orange and sunny yellow. Among the thick and numerous plain and boring trees there were those that spoke.  They whispered to the hikers that passed by.  Names, crude words, long-ago loves.  Things from the past that these trees saw but would never forget. The alphabet [...]

Overthink.  Overthank.  Overthunk.

If there is one thing I definitely do well, it’s think.  My brain works about 600 times faster than the rest of my body at all times.  Usually, this leads to embarrassing situations where I mash words together, freeze up entirely because my brain and mouth refuse to work in tandem, or sometimes can’t sleep [...]

A  Spooktacular Weekend

Happy Halloweek, everyone!  The long-awaited holiday is FINALLY here. Time to eat candy until your stomach hurts, dress up, and do the real spooky spooky stuff.  (I apologize to those who read last week’s blog and were a little too creeped out.  I promise it wasn’t a real story, just my overactive imagination.)  I used [...]

I’ll put a Spell on you

So, we’re halfway through October and I’ve done almost an entire Fall’s worth of activities.  Instead of boring you with an entire encyclopedia of Falltivities, I’ll put a spell on you and spell it out. 😉 An acrostic October Poem (with explanations) O – Out in the CornWhat can be more fall than a corn [...]

Alex Morgan and Marta and More – Oh My!

So, you remember a while back when I wrote that post about If you give a girl a soccer ball?  Well, this past week I got to see firsthand how soccer impacts other young girls and women and it was absolutely incredible. My friend Jordan and I took a trip up to Raleigh, NC (technically [...]