quiet time.

Things have been quiet here on my blog for awhile now. There are several contributing factors, with two tied for first place: planning a wedding and not really laying out a plan for this blog before I started. You know what they say, hindsight is 20/20. I’m writing this post quite cautiously. You see I’m

written works

The following list reflects written works I’ve penned as a writing professional. My strength is technical writing; however, I am quite fond of creative writing and conversational blogging. I also have more than five years of experience in creating content for social media engagement.   Works on behalf of Campbell University The First Lady for

Basil.

Kevin and I have a massive basil plant in the front yard. When we planted it back in June, I was just hoping to keep it alive since North Carolina was already in the middle of a super hot summer. Apparently, heat and sunshine is what that bad boy craves. What started out as two

The One Where Monday is Fun

Good morning (or afternoon…or evening)…Maybe I should just stick with a “Hey, what’s up? Hello” type of greeting. Anyway, it is bright and early on a Monday morning. The first Monday of May and I’m feeling quite optimistic. I used to reserve sharing my favorite things for Friday because I can’t resist a good alliteration

Opinion Piece.

My roommate has the ability to be incredibly creative while simultaneously being incredibly intelligent. She demonstrates this most frequently on her own blog, where she writes a post based around a word and its definition. Instead of “nerdy living” she calls it Wordy Living and I think it’s such a good idea that I’m borrowing

The One with the Financial Fast

When I shop, the world gets better, and the world is better, but then it’s not, and I need to do it again. – Rebecca Bloomberg, Confessions of a Shopaholic   For the past few years, my sister and I have talked about what we’re giving up for Lent. Some years, it has been candy

The One with the Floppy Hat

This story involves a floppy white hat. Not the floppy hat that you monogram for your honeymoon vacation – the fisherman, Gilligan from Gilligan’s Island, kind of floppy hat. Got a good picture of it in your mind? Great! Now, imagine it soaked in blood. When I was growing up, my family and I traveled