2018 was a rough year and I’m not just talking about the socio-political landscape. Personally, it has kicked my butt! I honestly can’t remember another time when I have looked forward to the clock rolling forward into January with this much anticipation. Obviously writing a different date won't automatically fix one’s problems but there is…Read more 2018 in Review
Facebook keeps asking “what’s on your mind” and I’m continually hesitant to answer out of fear that my written words will result in burnt bridges. Honestly, life was easier when I was in my early-twenties and didn’t care about people’s snap judgements due to my (often) unfiltered opinions. Or at least when I was oblivious…Read more 1:19
I created a poster! Inspiration was taken from a shirt I saw a picture of online. The background image was obtained through unsplash.com and the scripture text is used with permission. I originally started working on this poster as a personal reminder. As a Christian, I know that I am commanded to love my neighbor…Read more I Made A Thing!
My Nana died 113 days ago. She was funny, kind, loving, patient, selfless, dedicated, and God-fearing. She was everything I strive to be and her death hit me harder than I anticipated. This past weekend all of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren gathered together to reflect, mourn, and celebrate her life. We shared stories.…Read more Being Remembered
Even Though I'm Baptist My earliest experience with Lent that I can remember took place in Burlington, Iowa when I was in middle school. I was in the car with my dad, driving down Roosevelt Avenue, when we passed our local Arby’s restaurant. The bright, red LED reader board proudly proclaimed “WE HAVE FISH SANDWICHES. 2…Read more Why I Am Observing Lent
I make no claim to be anything close to a professional photographer. I'll leave that to my sister-in-law and few other friends from college; their skill behind the glass is amazing! But I do enjoy getting a great shot by accident now and then - the iPhone 7plus is an amazing tool to keep in my pocket for…Read more iPhoneography with a 7plus
What Started All This *If you don't want background, skip to "How To Make It Happen" for step-by-step directions* I love the “Avatar: The Last Airbender” series. The story is engaging, the humor is on point, and the artwork is beautiful. A glaring issue, however, is that Nickelodeon has only ever released the show on DVD…Read more Adventures in Blu-ray Authoring