Out of Left Field


I will be honest, in my short time on earth, I've never really experienced debilitating disappointment. Of course I've had my share of not passing a test, not getting a job, not having things go as planned... all things that don't really shake my foundation. You get up and move on. They test you, but…

Found: My “Purpose”


I've come up to another crossroads. This seems to be happening a lot lately; bare with me! But, I once again was smacked in the face with the fact that I really should not place too much expectation on future plans (especially since I'm about to be a military spouse, I really want this to…

Kids say the darnest things…


Today I was rummaging through my closet at home and figured it was time to sort through all that childhood nostalgia. It has always been hard for me to judge what I will appreciate having kept and what I really just need to throw out. I was one of those kids that had an incredibly…

Scrambling for words


For my twenty-first birthday this year, the exciting thing I did was get to pick out some books at Hastings. This may seem sort of depressing for a twenty-first birthday but I really enjoyed just lounging around Hastings with my boyfriend and acting like a child in a candy store (or a Kassie in a…