“Dandelion”

Dandelion

What is fear, besides a word? Born from a sprinkle of doubt, nurtured into something massive, bigger, more important, than it deserves. It is selfish, demanding time, precious, irretrievable moments that belong elsewhere – to love, to people. It finds the richest soil in insecurity, takes root and thrives. The weed’s presence is not welcome, […]

Inconvenience & Truth

Marriage

Wedding season is just around the corner and despite my disdain for planning them I’m totally infatuated with attending them. Nothing beats friends, music, and cake – not even two people declaring their love for each other in front of God and the world. That’s nice and all, but sticky dance floors and “Mony Mony” […]

Bows

Dad of the Year

This morning I busted out the plethora of hair bows stashed away in Savannah’s sock drawer. Most of them have never been worn, a combination of my indifference towards all things girly and SJ’s refusal to have anything other than her spaghetti-coated hands touch her head. They’re cute though, don’t get me wrong, and although […]

Have You Ever?

Beer

Have You Ever? (also called Never Ever) is a humorously revealing game that generally results in obscene confessions and debilitating hangovers. It involves admitting embarrassing secrets in a room full of equally guilty comrades, and it’s fun. Lots of fun. More importantly, it’s educational. One learns more about their friends from a productive game of […]

Soul Food

Yellow Flower

Dictionary.com defines a hobby as “an activity or interest pursued for pleasure or relaxation and not as a main occupation.” Recently, I’ve been strangely obsessed with the concept of a hobby, probably because over the past several years I haven’t really had one. This is embarrassing to admit, as it probably leaves you with an […]