I Bawled My Eyes Out Writing This Post…

When I was born, the doctors weren’t sure if I was going to survive. I was so very sick the first two years of my life. And every single night,…

An Evening With Daniel Goddard

Life is a funny thing. You never know who you’ll meet and where you’ll end up. I remember my first year of college, wanting to go visit Dallas to meet…

The Queen of Everything

I’ve always joked that I am anxiously waiting for a knock on my door with a decree from the royal courier of Her Majesty the Queen that they have finally…

Vegas

Family vacations are a rarity when your parents own their own business and work seven days a week. But when they happen, you learn to hang on tight and remember…

Today I Am Happy

Being a lifelong pessimist, it’s my default to view life negatively. The feeling of happiness was always determined by my circumstances. I felt happy when I bought a new pair…

Lost

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” Henry David Thoreau Being directionally challenged, I’ve been lost quite a bit in my life. Even with two GPS…

Time For A Break…

My Facebook Status on January 3rd, 2011: “2011, I’m not sure about you…“ Internet, it’s been an interesting year. I came into this year a little dubious, but I’m leaving…

Bliss and Crickets

Do you know what I hate about vacation? Well, wait, wait, lemme set this up for you… You work, work, work, and vacation descends at the perfect time–just about when…

blessed.

How can it be Thanksgiving already??! The last year has flown by and though 2011 has been NOTHING like I’ve anticipated or expected, I am THANKFUL for where it has…

Happily Ever Afters

Do you believe in “Happily Ever Afters?” We are conditioned from birth, it seems, by companies like Hallmark and Disney to believe in a “Happily Ever After.” I mean, the…