After 2 years and 10 days, my marriage has come to a screeching halt. I'm still trying to process, so it may be a few days before I'm able to come back to this blog. Which is going to have to change completely from what I originally wanted it. Keep me in your thoughts.
Bret and I have been married for 2 years. While dating, and during our first year of marriage, we lived our lives to the fullest. We went on day trips to Mt Airy, North Carolina, spent evenings playing soccer at the high school, and had nights where we completely unplugged and played board games into … Continue reading Marriage Mondays: Keeping It Fun
Facebook Memories is a blessing and a curse all wrapped into one. On the one hand, you have the memories that hold sentimental value. It's pictures and posts of loved ones who have since passed. Vacations and trips are nothing more than a distant memory, forever documented into the archives of social media. And then … Continue reading Oh Nostalgia
Every so often, there's a song that just manages to hit you directly in the emotions you're going through at that moment. The lyrics hit you like a train, overwhelming, powerful, and so raw that it makes it hard to breathe. That's what the lyrics to for King & Country's "God Only Knows," does to … Continue reading Finding Peace in Song
I've gotten lazy with updating. I've gotten lazy with a lot of things, actually. My work schedule has been off, so I'm sleeping a lot longer than I usually do. I've been playing catch-up with laundry all week. I haven't been managing my journal as well as I have in the past few months. I … Continue reading Procrastination Woes
Well, we've finally hit the 2-year mark. While today is technically our anniversary, we celebrated yesterday due to Father's Day being today and the fact that I have to work this evening. Bret's sister surprised us by taking us to a small family get-together lunch she had been planning for a week. Since we didn't … Continue reading Two Years Down
This evening was the opening of the 2019 New River Art Biennial at the Moss Center in Blacksburg, Virginia. Dad may not have placed, and I know that he was a little discouraged by that, but honestly, being 1 of 64 finalists out of almost 400 isn't anything to be ashamed of. Plus this was … Continue reading Proud of Dad