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on traveling & staying put

We didn’t mean for this to be the summer of travel–it’s just kind of how it happened. In the months of June and July I slept in my own bed approximately ten times. We went on our honeymoon (three years … Continue reading

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on good things & wide circles

It’s been almost eight months since we left Jackson, Mississippi. I lived there for seven years, in dorm rooms, in a tiny apartment with my sweet friends from college, in a house on the corner with Jenna that first year … Continue reading

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accelerated reader: january

January is usually a good month for reading, due to Christmas books & time off from work. This one was no exception. Here’s what I read in January 2015. Dumplin’ – Julie Murphy | I adored this YA book. The … Continue reading

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15 things I liked in 2015

At the end of every year (or in this case, a month into the new year) I like to make a list of the things I liked that year–some big, some small, some total game changers, some things that just … Continue reading

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what we like to do in Birmingham (so far)

We’ve been in Birmingham, Alabama for almost four months now. We spend almost all of our time working (me) and going to school/doing school work (David). After that, we do the Things You Have To Do When You’re Not Beyonce … Continue reading

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3 things I learned in our second year of marriage

David and I celebrated our second anniversary back in May, with dinner at Walker’s dessert at Caet, and dancing in the living room. Then we promptly dove deep into┬áthe Crazy that has been this last bit of our life. So … Continue reading

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on hurricanes and hindsight

It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since Katrina swept into the Gulf. Maybe that’s because a lot tends to happen between 15 (the age I was when Katrina flooded my childhood home) and 25. I have so … Continue reading

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