one year

  Two years ago today, Christian got down on one knee and asked if I would spend the rest of my days with him. And one year ago today, we said our vows in a little brick church in New Albany, Mississippi surrounded by the people we love most in the world. We vowed to…

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goodbye and hello in the same quick breath

“Always in the big woods when you leave familiar ground and step off alone into a new place there will be, along with the feelings of curiosity and excitement, a little nagging of dread. It is the ancient fear of the Unknown, and it is your first bond with the wilderness you are going into.”…

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cram fam vacation

This was months ago, y’all. But I finally got around to putting some of the footage together from vacation. My whole, crazy family stayed in a gorgeous log cabin tucked away in the mountains of North Carolina, where the Blue Ridge and Smokey Mountains meet. We were snug as a bug in a rug. And…

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18 little things

I’m stealing from my old blog what I stole from Thoughtcatalog. 18 things you should consider making time for: Writing things by hand. Letters to friends, lists for the store, goals for the week, notes for lovers, thank you cards and memos to coworkers. Digital communication is easy and convenient but ask anybody: there’s a huge difference…

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nostalgia

I’m feeling that bittersweet ache right about now. It’s strange. For the first time in a lot of years, I won’t be going back to school this month. So I thought I’d share a few happy memories from the fall/winter of my senior year. You know, way back when I was a young, naive college…

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