On Going Short

June 10, 2015

  Last month, I got a hair cut.  I thought I was going in for my same haircut, just a little shorter for summer.  Still ponytail length, nothing crazy.  But when my hairdresser told me to look down and I felt the scissors on the back of my neck right at my hairline, I knew […]

Friday Favorites

June 4, 2015

  Happy Friday! I have a lot of good things for y’all this week.  But first, my outfits are almost all exclusively from StitchFix.  Because shopping in stores is anxiety inducing. Getting over feeling awkward in the Christian section of the bookstore. Applies to more sections than just Christian.  Oh, and what’s that?  I WROTE […]

hello june

June 1, 2015

Hello June.  Hello summer break.  Well, more like summer less work or summer afternoons off.  Hello planning and writing and dreaming.  Hi waffle cones and sun screen and days at the river.  Grilling, concerts, movies, and beer.  Hey, early morning and dusk walks with the pup.  Hello summer thunderstorms.  Hi, research and personal projects and […]

friday favorites

May 8, 2015

  Friday! You’re here. *sigh* I’ve been waiting for you quite some time.  Let’s get work done and get this weekend started already. Only one more week until my friends and I embark on a weekend of Harry Potter binge watching.  I have mentally prepared myself and am ready to suit up. I loved Is Everyone […]

An Evening with Neil Gaiman

May 6, 2015

photo credit Last Friday I drove to DC in record time to spend an evening with Neil Gaiman at the DAR Constitution Hall.  This was exciting for me on several levels. First, I thought Neil was going to stop touring/signings when he married Amanda, especially now that she’s expecting.  So, I was delighted when I […]

hello May

May 1, 2015

  Hello, May. Hello sunshine and sandals and sweat.  Hello best friend on the east coast.  Goodbye spring semester and sweaters.  Hi there festivals, warm nights, and waffle cones.  Hey, fresh perspective.  I’m so glad you’re sticking with me and keeping things real.  Hi, road trips, butterflies, and bumble bees.  Sweet notes, slow smiles, and […]