I had just landed in Denver, Colorado. Pumped for a new writing adventure in a land I’d never been to, I took the Hertz bus over to pick up my rental car. I had never rented a car before and, being alone, I was hopeful that it would go smoothly. I got my keys and […]


I remember when I first really thought about eternity. I was standing in the middle of my front yard looking out towards the road, woods, and sky ahead of me. I was around 7 or so and these words kept circling in my mind. Eternity. Forever. And ever. Forever. I’ll be honest, it kind of […]

It’s My Party…

Birthdays are always funny to me. I usually look forward to them but sometimes, I’ll admit, they can sneak up on me. I love that old song and it’s true, everyone can feel as they wish about birthdays, but I think it just feels better to be excited.   This birthday I’m turning 33. Although I’m […]

Mixed Tapes

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been going back to some of my old music. It is amazing how one song can hold so many memories! I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you that some of those songs made me wish for the “simpler” times in life. I remember Sunday nights as a […]

Conquering July

I have a confession to make: I hate the month of July. Basically, I just really hate the heat and the mosquitos. I was attempting to take a nap on my porch swing a couple of days ago and, right before I fell asleep, I jerked myself awake in fear that I wasn’t breathing. Literally, […]