Tag Archive: college

Letter to 18 year old me (with pictures. Shame.)

Back in November, I wrote a guest spot for Jamie’s If I Could Turn Back Time series.  I responded to her prompt:  If you had the oppor­tu­nity to sit down with your 18-year-old self, what would you say to her? Jamie’s series is celebrating its one year anniversary, so I’m reposting my letter to myself here. …

If I Could Turn Back Time…

I knew I was going to like Jamie as soon as I started reading her blog, Chosen Chaos.  After all, she’s a Dave fan.  What’s not to like?  But I discovered we were kindred spirits when I learned that she, too, panics at the site of the yellow gas light and immediately dreams up contingency plans for…

Stuff I Dig :: Days, Diplomas, and Dads

For those of you that may be relatively new here, every once in a while I write a post on what I’ve been enjoying that week. I call it “Stuff I Dig.” RAINBOW HUNTING There was a huge thunder-banger here last night – with lightning streaks that were a little close for comfort. After the…

The Silent Battle | Part I (The Pain)

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A few weeks ago, I announced on my (personal) Facebook page that I’d lost another TWO clothing sizes since the last time I’d gone jean shopping.  It was a very exciting moment for me. I was touched when so many people responded to that Facebook status.  Here is a sample of the comments:   Friends…

TOP 8 SCENES OF SUMMER

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer ‘round these parts.  The pools open, the grills get dusted off and fired up, the sunscreen gets applied liberally.  Memorial Day was only a week and a half ago but if you live on the East Coast, particularly south of the Mason Dixon, you know that it…

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