my attempt at blending the arts I cherish

Kerouac and Me

I encountered Jack Kerouac for the first time in my US History II class. our instructor flashed a dashing picture of the writer and a few of his quotes up … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

I cry and laugh with every turn of the world

library vibes. new girl. morning commute. second week of new school is finishing up. the workload is challenging to say the least. but i’m loving the new environment and the … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

and you stand in the water, with your arms crossed groaning, “hallelujah”

and sometimes, people wiser and older than you can say what’s in your heart far better than you could hope to. so, you breathe their words and sing their melodies … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dear community college,

Things between us were rocky at first, weren’t they? You were strange, and I was shy and uncertain. I didn’t know your ways, your professors, your students, and I wasn’t … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

starting again, but not of my own might

I may be weak Your spirit’s strong in me My flesh may fail My God you never will

August 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

baptized by water

Seth Benjamin was baptized in the lake last Tuesday evening by his grandfather and father in front of his friends and family and Savior. “And it is God who establishes … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beautiful Bravery

— a mid-afternoon breeze finds me working the zip-line tower during lake time. I lift my chin to it and thank the Father for a small respite of shade in … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

in memoriam

she pulled the coat a little tighter around her on that cold March day, as Tennessee held onto winter as long as possible. occupying the passenger seat, her eyes scanned … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · 4 Comments

office daze

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

for emma, forever ago

“With all your lies, You’re still very lovable.” with the perfect ingredients, such as glow sticks, precious friends, cherished albums, and childish beliefs in the magical, a simple friday night … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

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