Through The Eyes of a Lion

For the first segment of “On The Bookshelf”, I bring to you ‘a manifesto for high-octane living’

what’s my age again?

23 trips around the sun… Has it really been that long? Didn’t I just turn 16 yesterday? I’ve always been a huge proponent of birthdays – what could be better than a day all about y-o-u? (I’m kidding here. Well, kind of.) I love the idea of a new beginning of sorts, the idea ofRead more

not your dad’s talk radio

I spend a LOT of time in the car. Like, enough that I’ve semi jokingly questioned if I can make my car my permanent address. I have a long (read 9 hour) roadtrip back to my hometown when I decide not to fight the airport, a 3 hour drive between my apartment and my boyfriend’s,Read more

2017: word of the year

I’m a little late to the party when it comes to ringing in the new year, but hey – it’s still January, right? I didn’t make any real resolutions this year in the traditional sense of the word, and here’s why. While I’ve made a commitment to myself to do things like work on beingRead more

don’t quit your daydream

I’ve had a lot of dreams over the course of my 21 years on this Earth… Anything from being a professional tap dancer to being a doctor to playing Cinderella at Disney World. But, if you know me at all, you know just how long I’ve dream of turning writing into a career – and justRead more

mustard seed faith

Growing up in the Christian faith, I spent a lot of time learning bible stories and hearing why they were so important. I struggled, however, to relate to most of them in such a green and innocent stage in my life. As I’ve grown, experienced, and learned about the world, I often find myself comingRead more