Year in Japan
Mar10

Year in Japan

Today we have been in Japan 1 year. I wanted to take this time and reflect on where I currently stand.¬†One thing I do know is that this last year has been full of a lot of ups and downs. It was an amazing year of new experiences and a new journey. It was also a year of trial and failure. Life isn’t easy but and everyone is dealing with their own things, but we are all in this together. Like many people, I don’t always know...

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One Thing Duct Tape Won’t Fix
Nov14

One Thing Duct Tape Won’t Fix

If there is one thing I know it is that relationships aren’t easy. They are tons of work. Hard work at that. So for those of you that think it SHOULD be easy. You are ohh so wrong. Today I was talking with a girl at work about relationships and it got me thinking. So tonight I couldn’t wait to come home to blog about how I wish sometimes that I could just fix everything in my life with duct tape. The reality is,...

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Outliers

I’ve been spending a lot of time in Lafayette with Matt lately. Since he is from Baltimore, today we watched the Ravens game. Of course his team had a good game and they are going to New Orleans in 2 weeks. I don’t think I’ve ever seen someone so into a game. Once they were up by 15 points, I fell asleep. Of course I was awaken from celebrations and excitement. I guess I say all of that because I talk about passion...

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Deep Conversations
Nov26

Deep Conversations

Since I was in the area, I wanted to visit Yolanda and the family. I contacted them and made plans to spend the day with them. I was excited because Yolanda told me I would get to meet some of their children. On the way over to their house I got into a deep conversation with Steve on the phone about fears. I talk a lot about facing fears yet sometimes I am just as guilty of letting fears get the best of me. Steve has offered to let me...

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Fight Like a Girl
Oct30

Fight Like a Girl

So here we are at the end of October, Breast Cancer awareness month. Donna and I went to Zumba and it was 80’s night. At the end they did a drawing and I won a scarf that said “fight like a girl”. Girls really are good fighters. I have a really dear aunt to my heart, Sharon Smith, who recently had breast cancer and won.When I think of fight like a girl, I think of my amazing aunt that I have always looked up to. So...

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