Rob and I fell so in love with the location of our recent family vacation that we wanted it to be a permanent part of our life. I’m talking full denial of our financial standing, looking at houses for at least an hour on Zillow, doing the (bad) math in our head about what we […]
If you read my post on a meaningful commute then you know I drive two hours round trip every weekday from home to work and back again. And, if you read my post about #actionsspeaklouder then you will know in June I took a break from my regular news podcasts (as well as Twitter and […]
During the month of June I took a break from writing, backed off social media, and listened to audio books instead of NPR most mornings. I ended the month with a family vacation. My spirit needed rest. And, I am privileged to be able to give it that rest. But it was also a working […]
On a Sunday night at my parent’s home, once the dinner plates were cleared from the table and my car was packed to go home, my sister handed me the card my father made my mom for Mother’s Day. In it he wrote a poem and a message that told my mom she was beautiful, […]
Author’s Note: Don’t miss your free downloads at the end! After college there is an awkward and stressful period of getting to know yourself again. “Who am I without my friends, classmates, and extra-curricular activities that have helped define me for the past four years?” It’s been two years since I graduated, and I am […]
I deactivated my dating apps and it has been such a freeing experience for me. As much as talking to multiple cute guys at once can boost your confidence it can also tear it down just as quickly. You become dependent on these people you barely know just because they show you attention.
I don’t have to have all the answers, and I don’t have to always have it right. I write what I know, and I listen to others to know more.