one precious life

we get one life. one precious life. and it’s easy slip into a grind of living OUR one life for someone else. no more. be brave. be courageous. know your worth. take that job. quit that job. end that friendship. start a new one. leave that dude! say yes to that nice guy! say no [...]

on friendship.

on friendship.

MARRIAGE & FRIENDSHIP: Grant & I are like 110% complete opposites. He is the sweetest person, laughs at pretty much everything I say or do, constantly wants to serve me in some way. He has zero drama in his life, he's easy to please and loyal behind measure. Me, well I'm highly unpredictable, very needy, [...]

a soccer player & a dancer: an unlikely friendship

it's not everyday you get to skip math class to write about the beach boys concert. it was 2005. i was an excited, vulnerable senior in high school, ready to graduate. my best friend rachael and i were editors of the school newspaper. this was big-deal stuff. i got to skip other classes to meet deadlines. it was a pretty [...]

the surprise hunt.

yesterday was a hard day. i woke up at 2 am and tried to assemble myself in an orderly fashion to take my best friend & her family to the airport. as we arrived at Reagan National, i looked at tracy, said what i needed to say & handed her a gift. she reached into her [...]