Honor the Space You Need

Honor the Space You Need

Well, friends, I didn’t want to write a post today. It’s the first time during this challenge that I really thought about skipping. I’m tired and my brain feels foggy. It’s not from the weather because it was bright and sunny. I decided over...
When the Cold is Worth It

When the Cold is Worth It

I came back home frozen. My whole body was stiff and that made me even more unsteady on my feet. I could still move, but I told my dad not to let go. He helped me back into the house. Slowly. Because my legs couldn’t go very fast. They needed time to thaw. I...
Freedom in Unlikely Places

Freedom in Unlikely Places

I laughed when he first walked up. Lunch was almost over and we figured he must not be working today. He was on his way out the door, but he sat down for a minute to catch us up on his family. It was a funny moment because he didn’t know we were coming and we...
A New Season of Possibility

A New Season of Possibility

I don’t really want to leave you with the sadness of the longest ride home, but it’s impossible to tell you everything that college meant to me in “five minutes”. And there were plenty of good things at home, lots of fun times were coming with...
The Longest Ride Home

The Longest Ride Home

It was hard to leave that place. I didn’t want to go home. The day was supposed to be celebratory, and it was, but I carried a sadness inside. I wasn’t ready for this change that was coming. I didn’t want to end this chapter of life. I had loved so...

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