Monthly Archives: November 2012

Oh, Lily. We’ve had you less than a year and I’m totally smitten with you. Actually, I was totally smitten with you after the first day. Despite the numberous shoes, sunglasses, various articles of clothing and personal belongings you’ve destroyed with those sharp puppy teeth you used to have, we’re just crazy about you. Your […]

I remember the first time I met Matt Clem- I thought his last name was some sort of inside joke or nickname, because surely “Clem” couldn’t be his ENTIRE last name. Maybe it was short for Clemson? Or Clementine? But nope, it’s just Clem! I know Matt through CRU at Radford- we were on the […]

When peace like a river attendeth my way When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, thou has taught me to say “It is well, it is well with my soul.” A few years ago, my dad told me that this hymn was the one he wanted played at his funeral. Horrorstruck, I asked […]

She has this way of using her hands when she talks that draws you in; it’s hard to pinpoint why, but you find yourself hanging on whatever she’s saying. She smiles a lot, especially when she’s talking about Greg, that sort of smile that crinkles your nose. And Greg? He’s one of those joyful souls, […]

Ok, so we can all agree that it’s finally universally acceptable to listen to Christmas music, right? Fantastic! Because I’ve been holding out over here and it’s been killing me! It’s now painfully clear how good of a job my mother did at instilling in me that “CHRISTMAS MUSIC BEFORE BLACK FRIDAY IS A SIN.” […]