Two years ago, I watched as my city was burned and bruised and torn apart by a climatic event after decades of uncomfortable and unjust situations. Like a lot of people, I was hurt and angry and prayed for a peace that I knew wasn’t going to come easily. It’s not a secret that I … Continue reading Just Stop!
Recently, we had a discussion with our church group about the story of the woman washing Jesus' feet. (Luke 7:36-50). We are working through book about Life Groups and I gotta say, this session hit home for me. It is not unusual for me to find our studies intriguing and eye opening. It’s one of … Continue reading I want to be a prostitute…
I want to be a prostitute…
hoop·la [ˈho͞oˌplä, ˈho͝opˌlä] NOUN excitement surrounding an event or situation, especially when considered to be unnecessary fuss: "the hoopla and ceremony of international competition" Stella & Dot's annual empowerment conference filled with amazing sessions, swag and sisterhood. "This year's Hoopla will be a gamechanger!" So, in case you're wondering, I have never taken a … Continue reading Hoopla!!!
A Brief look into my Love Affair with Fashion… Pre-Hoopla thoughts.
Something you should know about me that you might not know is...I LOVE fashion. I love everything about it!! I love the glitz and glamour, the sleek and the flashy. I love clean lines, bold statements and 'making it work'... EV-ER-Y-THING! I couldn't tell you how exactly it started but I'm thinking it was somewhere … Continue reading A Brief look into my Love Affair with Fashion… Pre-Hoopla thoughts.
Best Last Trip – Day Trips
Let's Hear it for New York When I was younger, I wanted to go to NYU. That was my life plan and I didn't care about anything else except that I had to make it there. I was instantly attracted to any show or movie that was based in New York. I read everything I could … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day Trips
Best Last Trip – Day 6 – See the Line Where the Sky Meets the Sea?
Our second night in the tent was rough for me. I thought the exhaustion from the day and the sounds of rain would be a perfect mix to get a fantastic night's sleep but instead it put my paranoia into overdrive. While I love nature and camping, I am terrified of 'hill people'. Not to … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day 6 – See the Line Where the Sky Meets the Sea?
Best Last Trip – Day Three
Today was such a great family day! We somehow, despite staying up til all hours in the night, woke up at the crack of dawn! And by we, I mean the wee little ones who stayed up whispering til midnight. We got to see my sister's new church and Jeremy got another great taste of … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day Three
Best Last Trip – Day 4 & 5 Camping in Maine – Sagadahoc Bay Style
I vaguely remember going camping as a young child when we moved from California to Virginia, but I don't remember us ever camping after that. I remember wanting to camp. My parent's had backpacked a lot before kids, so our basement was full of awesome gear that I would beg to use. The sleeping outside … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day 4 & 5 Camping in Maine – Sagadahoc Bay Style
Best Last Trip – Day two
I love traveling. (Obviously) I enjoy every aspect though...the packing, making the arrangements, planning activities and just exploring the world. I love rest stops and mom and pop diners and I LOVE hotels! If I could get paid to just review hotels and resorts...I would never lose interest in my work. Like ever... However, I … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day two
Best Last Trip – Day One
Today is day one of our last trips out East for a while and I’m not quite sure how to handle that thought. My parents convinced me in high school to stay home and go to community college for a couple years to save money. Then, immediately after school started, they decided to move to … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day One