Old Friends and Flashbacks

There are very few things better than a good warm meal with an old friend, add a Symphony experience on to that – and you have a very cultured friendship experience. Jacob and I have been friends since high school – at least 6 years. We met through our high school band class (Shout out [...]

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What to do when Aunt Flo comes to town

Is this a menstrual post? Is this a hurricane post? It’s a fun guessing game for you, that’s for sure. I should probably start this post by telling you all that my family and I are safe and sound, and for this I am thankful. We have a lot of rain coming down where I [...]

Ready to Spring into the Outdoors

Happy Spring, Everyone! The first day of Spring was this week and I am SO ready for warmer weather. (It was also my dad’s birthday week – Happy Birthday, Dad!) Unfortunately, we didn’t really see much of that warm weather after last Sunday, so hopefully, it’s coming soon. Hopefully really soon, because I planted my [...]

Of Nature Walks, Part 2

Hi Guys! I hope you had a great week this week.  I did, for sure.  The weather here in NC has been absolutely incredible.  I’m talking mid-60s to almost 80 degrees (that’s Fahrenheit for all my non-American friends) and partly cloudy with these glorious breezes that have made it almost impossible to not keep every [...]

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 [...]

Rockin’ Raleigh

Last weekend I went up to Raleigh, NC, our state capital, for the 20th anniversary Rock ’n’ Roll half and full Marathon.  I only ran the half – I’m not ENTIRELY crazy.  However, I am a little bit crazy, because I did voluntarily choose to run 13.1 miles. Did I mention I paid to run [...]