21 And Counting…


I blinked. Kenny Chesney specifically told me not to blink and I did. I kid you not I could have sworn that yesterday I was napping on my grandparents grocery store floor in a cardboard box behind the counter. I know people are ALWAYS saying time goes by fast. But the older I get, the…

Every new beginning…


Growing up, I had an obsession with many different things. I still don't know if these "obsessions" just mean I am passionate, or just plain weird. If you lived with me from the age of 6-12 then you would know I can still, to this day, act out to you any part of "The Labrynth"…

Paw prints on my heart


Fifteen years ago, when I was just four years old, I rode home with a white fluffy puppy in my lap. I never knew that little thing would become my best friend and constant companion till the very last. At first, Hannah and I were pretty inseparable. Instead of having slumber parties with friends and…

J’aime ma famille


"Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family.  Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one."  ~Jane Howard With the thoughts of Mother's Day coming up, I've been having a lot of family- oriented thoughts along with it. So, because I love my family so…

St. Francis and I are tight


I am an animal lover. Let me rephrase, I have compassion for all things that breathe.   I came to the conclusion the other day that my obsession with cute fuzzy things has taken on a whole new level- to species that aren't necessarily cute and fuzzy- CRAZY! Okay, it isn't really crazy, but I…