Fathers, Fishing Lines, and Patience

We pulled up in a big pick up truck to the edge of Lake Lahottan. I had La Croix in one hand, and sunscreen in the other, determined that my first time fishing (that I'd remember) would be successful. My dad and step mom got out of the truck, and we lugged our camp chairs [...]

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Soul

I love to bake. Most specifically, I love to bake chocolate chip cookies. Chocolate chip cookies are, hands down, my favorite dessert. I get really excited over a good chocolate chip cookie. I love to turn on some music, tie an apron around myself, and get to work in the kitchen. In these times, I [...]

From Orphan to Family: Anne of Green Gables

Ever since I was a little girl, I loved the romance of older times. From the Victorian era to the early 1900s, I was captivated by the simplicity and innocence that they held. Still to this day I adore Jane Austen and any other period piece I can get my hands on. Not too long [...]

Letting Go: A Tale of Self-Love

There’s no exact moment I can pin point when I stopped listening. I wish that I could tell a story of a girl bursting out from beneath the surface of self-hatred and embracing a life of love. But there just isn’t one.

My story goes something like this.

There's no exact moment I can pin point when I stopped listening. I wish that I could tell a story of a girl bursting out from beneath the surface of self-hatred and embracing a life of love. But there just isn't one. My story goes something like this.