All right folks, as promised, this is the first in a series of posts about my recent theater adventure! I could tell countless stories, but to keep it short and sweet, I've managed to trim it down to four posts. I did my best to shorten it, but it just didn't work out, there was … Continue reading Quilters, part 1 (Beginnings)
When I first sat down to write this, I tried very hard to think of a clever title and a good way to start, but I couldn't think of anything quite right, and so here we are. My mental health and struggles are something that I don't often discuss with others, but seeing as how … Continue reading Hope and Peace: My Mental Health Journey
For those of you who don't know me, you should know that I am single. No husband. No boyfriend. No prospects. But I still love Valentine's Day. A lot of single people I've met take this seasonal opportunity to lament the fact that they are single and still haven't found "true love." And while there … Continue reading Another Single Girl’s Take on Valentine’s Day
You ever have those experiences where things don't go according to plan, and you can either get frustrated or laugh at the absurdity of it all? Ever have a long day at work on a holiday, only to go home and find a homeless drug-addict woman in her car that's stopped in the middle of … Continue reading Happy New Year?
You know, I never really grew to appreciate a family coming together for Thanksgiving until I moved out of my parent's house and was finally on my own. After that, I jumped at any chance to go home again. This year, our Thanksgiving was more laid-back, more low-key than usual. I was blessed with the … Continue reading The Low-Key Thanksgiving
Today is my parent's 33rd wedding anniversary. Wait, 33rd? *Counts on fingers and toes* Yup. 33 years married. That's all I had to say. I just thought it was awesome and worth mentioning. To my parents... love you lots 🙂
It felt a little surreal, driving through the fields of white headstones. We were there at the national cemetery to honor my grandparents, who passed away in 2012 (Grandma) and 2017 (Grandpa). My Grandpa, a Navy man, was being given a funeral with full military honors, and the VA arranged for my grandparents' ashes to … Continue reading National Cemetery