Tag Archives: friendships

Going Away

“You can never discover new oceans, unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” -Anonymous, Senior quote for Britt Lutgen. When I chose those words to be typed next to my picture in the yearbook back in … Continue reading

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Refueling

I have been feeling the stress the last couple of weeks. I told myself it was normal. I took the necessary steps to maintain my sanity – eating right, sleeping, shutting off the computer at night when I could not … Continue reading

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In Comparison, Not Good Enough

When my husband and I first got engaged, I was thrilled to be a part of his family.  I saw in his parents, especially in his mother, wholeness and conventions that I had missed in my childhood. They were normal, … Continue reading

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How Quality Over Quantity Can Make You Happier

I am not a minimalist. I run a shopping blog, I can’t seem to stop buying shoes, and I have two dining room tables and two china cabinets in my home. Granted, I’m working on getting rid of dang near … Continue reading

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And I would call it “Shut Up and Listen.”

If I were to write a book right now, I would talk about how important it is to be heard. I think some of our worst decisions are made when we feel like no one is listening.  I used to have … Continue reading

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The New Friend Stage

I got my first serious boyfriend my sophomore year in highschool.    He became a part of my family, an integral part of my every day life.  After several months, I knew it would last forever. We broke up two years … Continue reading

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Nice Guys Finish Last, Go Team Edward, And This Is A Literary Pile Of Poo. Yay.

This not another post about Twilight. Not exactly. But if you’re absolutely sick of all the Twilight buzz, I am going to ask you to just bear with me for a moment as I give you a little bit of … Continue reading

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