I’ve never wondered where my passion and talent for writing comes from; I’ve always known it’s all thanks to my dad. He has taught me more than anyone else about writing and is my favorite writer and author to this day. I’ve never stopped to think about where his talent and passion for the art … Continue reading Grandma Flower
I can’t tell you how much I love greeting cards. I love sending them and I love receiving them. It’s so nice to open up my mailbox and find one of those sturdy envelopes, hand-addressed by someone I love amongst all the bills and junk. It makes me smile every time. I especially love the … Continue reading Just a Little Post About Greeting Cards
I always think about being in a kid in summer whenever the first genuinely hot days of the season arrive, and especially around the 4th. Lately, as I try to savor each fleeting day—they seem to pass faster every year—I’ve been thinking about all my favorite parts of summer as a kid.
I’ve seen enough light in my life, though, to know that it’s worth the work; that it’s worth trying to have more of it.
I remember bits and pieces of my high school graduation. I remember the songs they played at the ceremony. I remember Green Day’s “Time of Your Life,” performed by a classmate and, I think, that Vitamin C song that was popular among the class of 2000. Wasn’t it literally called “Graduation Song?” I can hear … Continue reading What I’ve Learned Since High School Graduation