Onward and Southward

For the past month, I have been substitute teaching at an elementary school in Jonesboro. It has been a completely new experience that I never would have imagined delving into. My sister is the teacher, not me. But I have enjoyed it. It has helped demystify children and I now know Common Core math. Well,... Continue Reading →

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Let’s Elope

After watching and experiencing Ashlyn and Luke O’s beautiful wedding in May, we realized that a large wedding was not for us. We were already a year into our engagement and so far had located a venue. We were excited to marry each other, but we were not excited to put in the work and... Continue Reading →

Chivalry ≠ Respect

Respect is a term and concept my mother drilled into my head when I was younger. Now, to be fair to my mother, she is one of those constructive parents that helped forge me into a well-rounded adult. Before she dropped my sister and me off at a friend’s house, she would have us look at... Continue Reading →

Welcome Home

When we left the South last year, I didn't imagine being back a year later. Of course, at that point, I wasn't sure what our next step would be. Luke and I wanted to broaden our experiences outside the boundaries of the Mason-Dixon line and San Francisco fit the bill. Our year in San Francisco... Continue Reading →

A Wedding Letter for My Sister

As my sister, we have shared a lot of things together: celebrations, tears, secrets, hospital visits, and the backseat of a car on interminable road trips. But in a few days, for the first time in our lives, we will not share last names. And while that change is sometimes hard for me to wrap... Continue Reading →

The Exposition of Expositions

I have been putting off blogging for a while. I have a tendency to speak what is on my mind and the repercussions can range anywhere from non-existent to catastrophic. What can I say, I like variety. Present reactions aside, blogging also makes me nervous in general. As someone from a generation that helped coin... Continue Reading →

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