Y’all, I identify more than I should admit with the movie Moana. When they made it, I do not believe I sat within the parameters of their target audience. But I love this animated kids movie so much. Every time I watch Moana it brings me to tears. A fearless girl who does not always … More Moana

The Legacy of My Meemaw

Merriam-Webster defines legacy as “something (such as property or money) that is received from someone who has died” or “something that happened in the past or that comes from someone in the past”. Legacy connotes a continuation of something begun or a beautiful gift. But what the rose colored glasses side of me doesn’t like … More The Legacy of My Meemaw


Over Labor Day weekend I took a much needed trip to Richfield, Minnesota. Embarking on this journey has grown to a pilgrimage of sorts for my friends and I. For literal years we heard our friend Kris laud about the grandiose nature of the Minnesota State Fair. He told about the many delicious food options, … More Minnesota

The Shelf

In my apartment I have this shelf that holds all the things I can’t fit into the cabinets. It lives in the closet with our washer and dryer serving as a makeshift pantry. Now when I moved in, this shelf started to wobble more than usual. But alas, I salvaged it with some duct tape … More The Shelf

Enough is enough.

This week I had a blog written and ready to go by Wednesday, which for me seems rare. But as I watched this weekend play out in Charlottesville, it felt empty to post about something other than my reflections on what occurred in America. So instead I penned this for this week. Know that I … More Enough is enough.

Why I Still Need to be Supervised When Using Super Glue

Sometimes in life we find ourselves in hysterical situations where we think, “This would only happen to me!” When we find ourselves in these scenarios, first we must laugh. Then, we need to pause and find something we can take away from such an experience. This recounts one of those stories in my life. My … More Why I Still Need to be Supervised When Using Super Glue