Post College Life

“Don’t they ever leave you alone?  I thought you weren’t on call?” These were the questions posed to me by my new roommate just last night as I she and I tried to have dinner together.  While we sorted a lot of things out…chores, shared responsibilities, parking, etc….when she signed the lease to rent from…

Sick Days

When we aren’t feeling well, all we want is to be at home where we are most comfortable.  That is usually either our bedroom or the sofa.  For me…I usually flip a coin to see where I end up for the day. I had to call out sick today.  I started feeling ill about 24…

Did You Call Me A Pumpkin Slut?

I think fall has arrived in Virginia and I couldn’t be happier about it! It was a really warm September here…much warmer than I ever recall.  In fact, most of September was warmer than July and August…which was really bizarre.  I had been aching for the cooler weather.  I was missing my oversized sweatshirts and…

Has it Really Been That Long?

This past weekend…its been a little crazy.  I had hoped to get a post out before now but unfortunately things just didn’t really come together.  Between work, trying to wrap up this month’s edition of Eclipse with Trouble…and things swirling through my own head…I’m just grateful to have finally gotten a picture snapped last night….

I Struggle To Ask

I’m patting myself on the back a bit today.  I actually asked for help with something in real life. Now this may seem like a silly thing to be patting myself on the back over, but I truly do struggle with asking others for help.  I know where I learned that too.  Growing up in…

Lakeside Living

Before my grandfather got the family farm, he had a little lake house in south central Virginia.  He wanted to keep it after he got the farm but my grandmother, who was in her late 50’s and had horrible Rheumatoid Arthritis told him that if he kept both places, in addition to the house in…