This is a piece I wrote yesterday. Do you remember the feeling of fall as a child? Do you remember the smell of leaves and sharpness and a stiff breeze and the feeling that if you stand still, you might actually feel the earth turning, tilting, realigning itself with the sun? Do you remember how…Read more Do You Remember the Feeling of Fall as a Child?
The family and I went on vacation to Tennessee last week. Every time we go on vacation, we pick a finger-lickin' restaurant to have dinner at one night. Usually, the restaurant ends up being the highlight of our trip. (In Phoenix, we visited the Fry Bread House; in Williamsburg, Captain George's Seafood Buffet...Our family can…Read more Restaurant Review: Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen in Pigeon Forge, TN
Sorry it's been a while! As usual, I've been up to all kinds of shenanigans, which I'll write about for you to enjoy. A week ago today, I got my learner's permit. That allows me to start driving as long as an adult is in the passenger seat. Every day this week, I've done about…Read more My Usual Shenanigans
"August 26 is national Play Music on the Porch Day," my mom read, casually flipping through the newspaper. I casually flipped out. I went to the website and read all about it. It's just a free little holiday thingy for people to slow down, sit down, and grab a guitar. I signed up immediately. "Have…Read more #NationalPlayMusicOnThePorchDay
After months of stockpiling soup, reading horror stories online, and hoping they'd fall out on their own, I went to get my wisdom teeth out two days ago. They hooked me up to a blood pressure thingy and left me there for about half an hour. All alone. I'm pretty sure that was just a…Read more I Got My Wisdom Teeth Out
I have a the kind of brain that causes me to obsess over weird, quirky things for about a month and then forget about them. Some obsessions last longer than others; writing and piano have been two constants for me. Photography is more recent; for a while I was really into calligraphy; before that I…Read more My Longtime Obsession With Quotes