Ready

Girl

There’s been a silence around here lately – a muffled echo of chirping crickets. It’s been on my mind, this echo, although you’d never know it by looking. I think of it often, in the curtailed moments between tasks (maintaining – a spirit-crushing formality, no?). To say the emptiness doesn’t sadden me would be a […]

Welcome

Stories

Last week, on the third anniversary of this blog, one of my students caught me after class. Her bloodshot eyes misted as she told me, in hesitant, broken segments, of a course load she could no longer juggle, of a part-time job that was dominating her time and a home life that was heavy and […]

Just Call Julie

anadventurestory.com

Can we all just take a minute and soak in the beauty of this website? Seriously, guys, I cannot get enough of it. An Adventure Story survived her surgery and came out better than I ever could’ve imagined. I mean, look at this layout, that header, those buttons! (Not to mention all the amazing “behind […]

Change Is Good

Goodbye, Old. Hello, New.

Things have been busy here in Blog Land lately (obviously, right?). The old abode was starting to feel a bit cramped so I took a leap of faith and did what every naively inexperienced homeowner does – I packed up my bags and moved. I’m in love with what this new residence has to offer […]

Words

Words

When I started blogging two years ago I had no idea what I was doing. (I still don’t, to be honest, I’ve just gotten better at pretending I do.) I didn’t even know how to create a blog, much less how to gain readership. Those of you who know me know technology makes my palms […]