Change and Direction

It's almost time. The new year is pecking on our doors with the promises of resolutions and fresh starts. I'm a sucker for a blank canvas and endless possibilities! Nonetheless, I learned long ago never to make New Years resolutions because...let's be honest: most of us never see these well-intended goals through to fruition. This [...]

Our Given Name(s)

When you were a child, did you love writing your name over and over, maybe using a rainbow of markers or different pens? When your teacher reminded you to write your name at the top of your paper, was this something you sat up a little straighter to do, holding your mouth just right so [...]

The Grime

The Grime. The Cleansing. The Clear View. For weeks now, I've been riding around with a salty, grimy car after a trip to Charleston. Rust and corrosion will set in if the salty film isn't washed off. This afternoon I finally took my little white car through the car wash. Y'all, it felt like I [...]

On Being Clean

clean /klēn/  adjective from dirt, marks, or stains. CLEAN: It's the latest buzz word. Clean eating, clean/ minimalist lifestyle, detox cleanses, juice cleanses, and just around the corner: Spring cleaning! Over the weekend, my girlfriends and I, along with 3,400 other precious ladies, attended the Abundance Asheville women's conference. It was a life changer for me, [...]

Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures 6.17.16 "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder"..."One man's trash is another man's treasure"...These adages played over in my mind today at our local flea market where my husband and I spent the afternoon. We both had the day off and my lesson plans were finished for the week ahead. So after a weekend of binge-watching "American [...]