and i can’t remember life before his name.

No, it was perfect because finally, here he was. The guy who wouldn't let me get away with anything. I always thought of that as the moment you can into focus. Like, "Oh, there you were." Life has been busy for me.  Between internship and grad school, there's been homework and babysitting.  But despite the … Continue reading and i can’t remember life before his name.

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another christmas passed…

To be honest, it's all a blur.  I have a hard time believing that tonight has brought the end of another Christmas.  Even though I'm sitting here, staring at the lights on the Christmas tree in my parents' living room, I have to keep reminding myself that another Christmas has passed.  But the strangest thing … Continue reading another christmas passed…

you need someone to take care of you. everybody does.

I felt my defenses rising as my parents began their inquiry last night on my plans...my finances...my love life (or lack thereof).  Wait....my love life?  What love life?  And did the word 'husband' really come from my father's mouth?  Did my mother actually compliment me for being guarded when it comes to guys?  Wow...and none … Continue reading you need someone to take care of you. everybody does.

she was sad, though. but it was a hopeful kind of sad. the kind of sad that just takes time.

First let me say that "I'm fine." because I know some of my friends read my blog and I want to make sure that they (you all) know that I really am okay.  I'm just in a funk right now, probably caused by stress overload.  I am home with my family and indulging in some rest … Continue reading she was sad, though. but it was a hopeful kind of sad. the kind of sad that just takes time.

“it feels good to give!!”

My friend, Jen, just sent me a text, after donating $150 to our friend Dustin's fundraising efforts in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training program.  Jen wrote, "It feels so good to give!!"  She's right.  It does feel good to give, especially to a cause that is worth more than money.  Your money … Continue reading “it feels good to give!!”