Category Real Life

Beauty Galore.

“I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank I recently have been finding all sorts of encouragement and insight through the words written by young Anne Frank. I cannot imagine the stress she endured in her families position, yet she wrote so many beautiful and insightful […]

I can be your hero, baby!

  Oh, Enrique.   But, really.. I could be your hero. Or, at least someone’s hero.. And you could be mine (or someone’s), too!   Every 8 weeks I’m given the opportunity to play a part in saving a life because every 8 weeks the blood drive shows up outside of my work. That may […]

Great friends, great devotional.

I am so grateful for the people I have in my life! Healthy friendships are work, but completely worth the effort. My closest friends are so fun, they challenge me and they’re among the first to encourage me. And I work to be the same kind of friend in return. I received a text this […]

DWTS

I’m not great at following shows and last night I was reminded why – I can’t wait an entire week to see the next episode of Dancing with the Stars! A WEEK! But alas, I will. (Netflix, you have ruined me. Ruined me!) In the meantime, I’ll talk about it. Just a handful of thoughts […]

I love my job.

“I have three minutes left on the clock..” “Aww man, your struggles already over..” This is a common type of conversation in the sea of cubicles. “Is it 5 o’clock yet?” This is the normal way of thought. We become work week drones just waiting for the clock to strike 5 (or 5:30, in my […]

Civil Rights: Are you a feminist?

I feel like there has recently been an upsurge in articles about feminism, which is awesome. The latest one I came across was this: Keira Knightley Is Ready to Topple Male-Dominated Hollywood. I think she has some great things to say and her general tone overal is very empoewring. What isn’t awesome is how “feminism” […]

Chief World Explorer

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” – T. S. Eliot I could wax on for days about all the reasons I love traveling, but one reason that is somewhat unexpected is that traveling […]