That's how the song goes, right? The wild called again this weekend and we answered. While trekking through the woods, my mind wandered, as it often does when my body is occupied. I began thinking of the things that I'm thankful for -- in that moment, in that day, in my life. My health, my … Continue reading Let’s Go Chasing Waterfalls
Guys. Let's talk about moving. Not moving on, just moving your stuff. From one location to another. It's hard. It's awful. It's one of those things that borders on impossible, until it's finished. Then you inevitably forget how terrible it all was and repeat the process again, a few years down the road. If you … Continue reading The Collie, The Switch, And The Wardrobe
Have you read Amy Poehler's memoir Yes Please? If so, wasn't it great?! If not, quit reading this garbage and go read that instead! Okay, that's a little hasty, I'd really like you to stay here and read this, too, but then go immediately to your library or your Kindle or your actual brick and mortar … Continue reading Good For Her, Not For Me!
Wishing a very happy 241st birthday to this country that is my home. Now, more than ever, I am proud to call myself an American. Not because of our leadership, not because of our policies, but because of our people. November 2016 sparked an apathetic nation and gave it purpose. All around us, Americans are … Continue reading This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is My Land
⇑ "Starve your distractions, feed your focus." ⇓ Yesterday afternoon, Kayla, Benson, and I loaded up in the car for a quick trip to the North Carolina High Country. Though the escape would last only a few hours, it was worth every minute of the winding drive. As we've gotten older (and perhaps, hopefully, a … Continue reading Words About The Important Things
I have loved. I have loved to the brink of disaster and beyond it. I have loved to the edge of perfection and then some. I have lost myself in those closest to me, and discovered myself in the eyes of strangers. I have been told no. I have said yes. I have longed for more. I … Continue reading Reflecting On Twenty-Six Years Of A Life Lived
I recently came across an article by a very talented writer. She discussed her perspectives on gender parity -- the areas in which it is lacking and her desires to see it improved upon, for everyone's sake. For girls and boys to be raised with the same awareness of their strengths and weaknesses, to be … Continue reading You Make Me Feel Like A Dangerous Woman