You May Not Be Like Me

I just started reading Braving the Wilderness by Dr. Brené Brown, and after only the first chapter, I’m going to try my best not to essentially plagiarize the whole thing here on my blog. I had one of those moments flipping through the first 28 pages that you hope to have with authors. I felt like…… Continue reading You May Not Be Like Me

Day 6: Find Your Oasis

I don’t know that I was ever one of those kids that thought life was difficult in high school. I was blessed to have some pretty great friends, I was always busy. I never cared too much about being the popular girl. I knew full-well that those late teen years were going to be some…… Continue reading Day 6: Find Your Oasis

Staring Death in the Face

I’m still not sure why it happens. As far as I know, science has only defined it as the act of one’s body wearing out, unable to support what we know as life. A “cessation of vital functions,” says the dictionary. But it’s strange to think that sometimes it’s more of a process and sometimes…… Continue reading Staring Death in the Face

When at Home

…do as the people at home do. It took me a long time to get to the point where I wanted to look back at Spokane, Washington and truthfully say I’d missed her. Though I resisted, and tried as hard as I could to excuse any need to take a break from South Carolina, I…… Continue reading When at Home