Learning To Trust

Learning to Trust

Collin (my husband!) and I took our dog Danny to the pacific ocean for the first time last weekend. I was nervous, which is NOT unusual for me. First, pugs don’t float and we were just trying out his new life jacket for the first time. And second…

Friendly Fear

Friendly Fear

Growing up, my sister and I would go snake hunting on my grandparents’ farm, lifting up wood planks and empty metal watering troughs in hopes of finding a slithery serpent. We carried only a garden hoe, which, as all good southerners know, is a choice defense against a snake…

The Closest Thing to Perfect

The Closest Thing To Perfect

I like to think I am a spontaneous person – laid-back, up for anything, go with the flow – and I usually am until things don’t go perfectly, then I freak out. Sure! Let’s go on a spontaneous trip….wait, you forgot what! Sure! I love you….wait, you don’t organize everything? Sure! I can go….wait…