New Series Preview: A Summer Away

Last summer I lived in North Carolina. I worked on leadership staff at a summer camp on the coast. I took day trips and week trips. I explored so much history. I took countless pictures. I met lovely people. I set travel goals for myself (and achieved them!). And while there are always going to be […]

Memories As We Move Forward

I hope y’all have a feel for what I hope this blog will encompass. I hope you understand more my desire to share my love for writing, history, and travel with you on this small bit of internet. So let’s get started shall we? The next series of posts will primarily be sharing words about and pictures […]

Travels with Charley: In Search of America

I recently finished the book Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck. It is not often that a book, TV show or movie requires me to stop for a moment to audibly laugh, but this book did so often. Steinbeck paints pictures with words like few writers can. This book is a record of his road trip journey […]

Why Am I Writing a Blog?

This is a question I have mulled over and audibly asked myself and wrestled with and laughed at and pushed to the back of my mind until the process repeats itself, more times than I can count. Do I just believe I have so much to offer readers? Certainly not. Is it because I need […]


Firmly resolved or determined; set in purpose or opinion. Actions of 2015: Get a passport {take the next step} Birthday location {I have previously resolved to spend every birthday in my 20’s in a different state or country} Run a half marathon {see also number 7} Good things jar {remember and record} Be intentional about monthly […]