The anniversary of my sister’s death had me doing a lot of thinking on grief. We all know grief is one of those non-quantifiable, or objectively analyzed things. It is such a personal experience, and often one that makes no rational sense. This quote relating grief to the ocean is a wonderfully representative statement for […]Read More Alone in Grief
How often do you think you’ve muttered the phrase, “I simply don’t have time”? I’m willing to bet more than you can count. The truth is, we have time for what we make time for – we have time for what is truly important. The question then is what’s important to you? When I start […]Read More Reset
I’m in my third semester as an adjunct professor at the Charleston School of Law where I teach “Professional Responsibility” which is essentially legal ethics. My main purpose is to prepare students to take the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) and teach them the professional rules of conduct governing attorneys. However, I see […]Read More Finding Mindfullness in Your Everyday Life
Photo Credit: https://pixabay.com/en/washington-dc-holocaust-museum-2090543/ It’s been 152 years since the 13th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified ending slavery, approximately 50 years since the end of the civil rights movement, and 73 years since D-Day and the defeat of Hitler. We all hope that time heals wounds, and that we learn from our mistakes and to […]Read More This Isn’t Politics
Have you ever found yourself holding back? Waiting for that perfect time? Perfect person? Perfect place? Of course you have, who are you kidding. You’re human. I don’t think this is limited to big feats or adventures (i.e. go on the trip, what you are waiting for!) Honestly, I will buy a cute new article […]Read More What are you waiting for?
Seeing as it’s the most time and effort I’ve ever dedicated to one event, and the biggest thing I’ve ever done, I figured I’d write about my favorite day – the day I married my best friend! The date: May 6, 2017. The engagement: August 31, 2016. If you’ve already done the math that means […]Read More Dingledidgood
**This is the story I wrote for our wedding website after our engagement. I wanted to preserve it here, on the blog ** Our lives are our own personal novels that we write every day: each year is a new chapter and each sunrise brings a new page. Tommy and I met in approximately our […]Read More Our Story