How do you decide what to do with your summer? Hang out with friends, go to the lake, or just relax?
Every time I wanted to quite, every time I wanted to fall into the fog of my mind…
Today my mom said something that shook me. The topic of dating came up and for me personally that is a sore subject. So I was immediately put on edge like a cat ready to pounce at any moment. She told me that I needed to become more vulnerable, to open up; to see all… Continue reading Talking About It.
Well here it is again. That same post about trying to fight off anxiety and stress. I believe I have posted about this probably 3 times already. But it is still something that I struggle with. In fact, I will always struggle with it. Whether I give in to it or choose to fight it… Continue reading Trying.
Thanksgiving. A time for celebrating thankfulness. This year it was also a time for weddings. My mother is a reception coordinator and had two brides who wanted to get married around Thanksgiving. One wedding was the Saturday before Thanksgiving and the other was the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. This provided an insane amount of crazy for my… Continue reading Two Weddings and a Wish
Holy smokes! I am a junior, an upperclassmen! I can’t comprehend this! What even is an upperclassmen? Are we supposed to be smarter or wiser? Are we to dress classier and look important? I am writing this halfway through this semester. I don’t feel smarter or wiser. My clothing hasn’t changed. And I am definitely… Continue reading Junior
8 weeks of camp. 8 weeks of heat and exhaustion. 8 weeks of new campers. 8 weeks of camper meltdowns and homesickness. 8 weeks creating the best camp experience for my campers. 8 weeks of late nights and early mornings. 8 weeks of laughter. 8 weeks of new friends. 8 weeks filled with smiling faces… Continue reading 8 Weeks
Today has been a rough day. It started out fantastic. I woke up chipper and cheery but at noon I received a phone call. A phone call that brought a flood of memories back that I never wanted to unlock. A newborn baby in my church had died unexpectedly in his crib. He had no… Continue reading Tears.