Category Archives: Completely Random

Nephew

Today I interrupt your regularly scheduled programming of poetry and stories for a life update: My best friend’s baby was born!!! I can’t remember if I mentioned that I was co-planning her baby shower.  It ended up being the most … Continue reading

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Defenestration: My New Favorite Word

A fascinating vocab and history lesson about the word “defenestration”–the act of throwing somebody out of a window. Continue reading

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Disney Dress-Up Week

This summer, as I wait for my teaching credential program to start in August, I’m working at a tutoring agency.  It’s been a really amazing experience thus far.  My coworkers are wonderful, and the kids are so sweet and fun. … Continue reading

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Post-College Life and Free Fall

My question of the day is: Who is it that spreads this rumor that when you grow up, you’ll know what you’re supposed to be doing with your life? I’m starting to think whoever they are, they’re really, really wrong. … Continue reading

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My Goals in Life: Or, an Answer to the Question Everyone Asks a College Grad

In a couple of days, I graduate, and a few days after that, I start my first full-time job.  It’s an office job, a “real,” nine-to-five job.  Everyone keeps asking, “What are your plans for life?  Where do you want … Continue reading

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Heart of a Child

The story of how I learned to play the guitar is a fun one.  At the time, I was in the youth group at Kingsfield Church.  My friend Cece and I discovered that both of us wanted to learn to … Continue reading

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Learning to be Emotional

Something I’ve been realizing recently is how emotionally stunted the society I live in is, and consequently how emotionally stunted I am.  Since I was young, I have been implicitly taught that unpleasant feelings are bad and unnatural, and I … Continue reading

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The Best Summer and The Imaginary Adventures of the Twelfth Doctor

Though I’ve been silent from the blogging world this summer, I have by no means been lazy.  In fact, this has probably been the best summer of my life.  I’ve grown tremendously in my relationship with God and my understanding … Continue reading

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An Update

Hello, lovely readers!  I have been rather quiet recently, for which I apologize.  The reason for this is that my summer became uncharacteristically but wonderfully full.  So here is a brief update on some of the things that have been … Continue reading

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A Lament for the Heart Bush

Hello, friends.  I was planning on only writing one post for today–and it was a poem 🙂  But then, tragedy struck, and I have to share it with you. Disclaimer: This is no where near the scale of the real … Continue reading

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