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A Letter to a High School Senior

Dear high school senior,

YOU MADE IT! Congratulations. This truly is the beginning of the end. For me, senior year was the end of an era, the end of 13 years at the same school, and the end of my goals and dreams I always had for high school. 972 more words

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Gratitude Check

Some days are more difficult than others, living in this messy, broken world.

Just before heading to bed last night, Guy turned on the evening news and heard that the little girl, missing for days in his hometown, had been found dead. 497 more words


After a very long, yet thoroughly enjoyable week of travel, we have arrived safely in Phoenix. Despite the incident on I-10 in Baton Rouge. Despite the general crankiness that comes from being stupid tired. 382 more words


July Gifts {Day twenty-five}

I feel like I should be a little ashamed at how infrequently I am posting these “gifts”.  I confess I look at the gift-of-the-day pretty much every day, but some days I just don’t get around to posting.   408 more words


monday gifts

Thankful for…

this right here:

safe travels, crazy travel companions.
my family. I love them.
homemade ice cream.
mega humidity.

pool days.

very large fish! 33 more words


All is Grace

The suns not up yet, but I’m up, remembering waking up the morning after mother died. I was drugged and in crushing pain, aching for no more tomorrows to wake up to. 408 more words

July Gifts {Day Fourteen}

Three Gifts Yellow…

It took me a while before I liked the color yellow.  When I was younger (much younger!) I was wearing a pale yellow shirt one day.   198 more words