Failing at Friendship

Let’s talk friendship. Friendship is something that’s been on my brain a lot lately, and mostly the feeling that I’m failing at it. I’ve always believed that people come into our lives when we need them, and sometimes friends are just for a season, but lately I’m wondering if I only thought some friends outgrew…

I Thought You Were Gone

That morning, I thought you were gone. I thought that I’d never live through the 20th of September without thinking, the day my dad died. When mom called me, at 3 am, I thought for sure, this was the end. I called Darren sobbing, and drove myself to the hospital, crying and breathing hysteric breaths the…

April – Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Great news readers, I’ve read the top-rated, most Instagrammed, most recommended self-help books so you wouldn’t have to, and I inadvertently saved the best for last – Girl, Wash Your Face. Honestly, my journey for “self-help” was starting to feel a little drawn out and a little pointless until I found myself soaking in the…

It’s Spring – Where I’ve Been, How’s School, and Life Update

Hello everyone! Here to, once again, apologize for a few weeks of practically NO blog posts, insert crying face here. I’ve missed writing oh so much, but have felt so uninspired recently, that was until the sun started shining and days seemed a little warmer and a little lighter and a little longer and I…

My New Year – Goals for 26 and Beyond

I think I said this last year, but I’m not much for a New Year’s resolution, because my new year doesn’t really start on January 1st, instead, it starts 27 days later, on my birthday, January the 28th. So, while I clinked a champagne glass and screamed “happy new year,” I saw the look of…

Mother Mary

When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me, speaking words of wisdom, let it be.  There are days that my dad and I have everything in common, from our blue eyes, to the fact that he lost his father when he was young, and I am losing mine. My father…