To my mom, with love, on your 50th birthday Happy Birthday! You get even more beautiful with each passing year. I am so truly thankful that God made you my mom. Thank you for standing by me through those rollercoaster teenage years, for creating rules and sticking to them, for being my mom when I need a… Keep Reading
I am so excited to tell you about Los Altos de Eros, a true slice of Heaven here on Earth. Read on to discover why the food, activities, views, people, and more make this your perfect destination vacation spot. There is no combination of positive adjectives to adequately describe our six day/five night vacation in Costa Rica. To say that… Keep Reading
13 days, five cheerleading practices, two new-teacher orientations, one spring cleaning, and two cheer bonding nights at our house stand in the way of me and Costa Rica. Oh my stars, I cannot wait.
On April 26, 2011 I met a man who would lead me to an experience that would change my life. His name is Darrell Scott. Darrell lost his middle child, Rachel Joy, on April 20th, 1999 when two students entered Columbine High School and opened fire. Rachel was the first student shot and killed that day. She was sitting outside… Keep Reading
Jamie and I have officially been playing “house” for almost three months now, and we are so loving life together. Sometimes I catch myself taking him being home for granted, and then I remember how long I’ve waited to live together. Life is good! And busy. Hence my lack of blogging lately. Here’s what we’ve been up to the last… Keep Reading
Between morning presentations and an evening community event last month, I decided to explore Long Island, NY and find my parent’s old home that they built in their early 20s. I got the address from my mom “just in case I had time to see it”. Long Island, NY 2:20 p.m. March 9th, 2012 40 miles of exploring later, I… Keep Reading
A birthday letter to my dad, with love, on your 50th Life’s been quite the ride for you. You’ve excelled in everything you’ve ever put your mind to – being the best young egg-man assistant Staten Island had ever seen (I’ve always loved your stories about Artie), putting yourself through college, raising a family, being a husband, building a new… Keep Reading
Yesterday we were both just in a bad mood. We’d stayed up Saturday night until about 1:30 a.m. enjoying s’mores and conversation around a fire pit with four of our friends on our back deck. They left, and we quickly cleaned up and crashed in bed. Usually we strive to hit the 10:15 Sunday morning church service, but when I rolled out… Keep Reading