HOW TO LOVE A FRIEND WHO’S WAITING

When I was in high school, I decorated my room in paper chains. With each passing day, the paper chains lost another link. My “regular” life felt soooooo boring. I was kind of invisible at my school. I went to my classes, took notes, and worked in the...

How to Be the Person Everyone Avoids

Are you too awesome for your own good? On your birthday friends line up at the front door, waiting to be the first to wish you well for the coming year. Your social media posts are always rewarded with likes upon likes upon likes. Going out in public becomes an...

The Opportunity of “No”

It’s no secret I’m a big Carolina Panthers fan. Ever since their inception in 1995 a couple years after my family moved to North Carolina, I’ve been a solid  supporter. I may not be able to identify each player by name or spout off statistics like my...

First Line Contest Winner!

Hi everyone! Thank you so much for participating in my First Line contest last week! I really enjoyed reading all your first lines. 🙂 I let Random.org choose a winner for me out of the comments, and it chose comment #3 belonging to Michelle Lazurek. So,...

#NaNoWriMo First Line Contest!

So because it’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and I have no time to breathe, much less write a post with any sort of substance, I thought I’d offer up a quick and easy contest. Up for grabs is a $10 Amazon gift card or a $10 Starbucks card...