On August 1, 2018, a 27 year old woman named Sam Sayers went on a hike at Vesper Peak in the Cascade Mountains in Northern Washington... She did not return. I've been waiting to write this blog because I wanted it to end on a happy note. I wanted to type the last period knowing … Continue reading A light in the darkness
So I don't care much for material things. I don't like to spend more than $50 on jeans and I wear hand me downs on the regular without shame. I shop at Target and on Facebook marketplace. I wear Tiffany's only because it's been gifted to me. I love it, don't get me wrong, but … Continue reading The house that God will build
"Against the wind We were runnin' against the wind We were young and strong, we were runnin' against the wind." I love that song. Well, I love the Forrest Gump soundtrack anyway. And of course the lyrics to this song fit perfectly with my blog today because not only am I an official 'runner' now- … Continue reading Against the wind
I hate that song. I'm sorry if it's your favorite Christmas song, but I'm definitely not a fan. Is it new? I think I heard it for the first time last year, and now there are covers of it! Are there really multiple recordings of this terrible ballad? I can't get into it because although … Continue reading Mary, did you know?
Have you ever been attacked? I'm talking about the kind of attack, where you're going about your day as if nothing is out of the ordinary, and all of the sudden someone shows up and scares you to your core. They hold a gun to your head, and they make you question absolutely every decision … Continue reading Attacked
I recently had the privilege- yes, I intend that word- to attend the funeral of a beautiful friend, whom I would never have the chance to meet. Her name was Sarah. She was a mom of three- her kid's ages are similar to my three. She was a wife of 10 years- she passed just … Continue reading Anchored
It's been absolutely crazy around here as we condense 4300 square feet into what will be ONE Uhaul load across the country to Tennessee. It's emotional, it's exciting, it's freeing, it's stressful, it's all the things. On the one hand, it's been really wonderful to purge a lot of things that I don't need to … Continue reading Packing…