Dress Shopping

This weekend I bought a new dress for an upcoming event. I had to buy a dress a size bigger than usual. I will not lie to you, buying a size up stung. Now we all know women’s clothing does not function on uniformed measurements. If you wear a large in one brand you might … More Dress Shopping

Moments of Greatness

As I wrap up my ninth year of teaching know that I need this blog post just as much as anyone reading this does. Amidst testing, spring fever, and the end of the school year inching closer and closer with each passing day teachers grow weary in April. Teachers, do not lose heart. Teaching is … More Moments of Greatness

Easter in a Storm

When I picture Easter I often picture the idyllic photos of flowers in full bloom beneath a clear blue sky as children and families smile all dressed up eating a picnic, for some reason. Somehow, Easter looks like a stock photo in my mind. And yet, I know Easter means oh so much more than … More Easter in a Storm

Time and Space

  As a child I spent what felt like every Saturday at a soccer field. My older brother played. I played. My younger sister played for one season. Anna and I played on the same team for her one season. She did not love it like the rest of us. The fact that one game … More Time and Space