the things learned in fall 2017

These months have flown by in a stream of colors, photographs, memories, last-minute trips, laughter to the point of tears, milestones, way too many emotions to keep up with the amounts of caffeine + sleep in our system (which is not a lot), and countless stories. So much has been unfolded in the rich, sentimental,…

don’t stop fighting

It was a Tuesday night, in that late summer haze of endless space mixed with the upcoming arrival of responsibility. The previous weekend had been a flurry of excited hellos, stepping back into familiar spaces, running through inflatable corn mazes, dancing too much, magical new beginnings, an overwhelming sense of weight as this is the…

the things learned in summer 2017

One of my favorite authors who writes on the level of my soul in so many ways has this routine. She makes a list of ten things that she learned in the past three-four months, both deep and fun. The further along I go right now, the more my soul needs to remember. So I…

worthless worries burden me

It’s reached that inevitable stage of life, the one that finds you in your twenties, on the verge of closing out the college chapter. And the whole world is before you, filled with hundreds upon hundreds of options, or so they always seem to be saying. Possibilities so endless that it makes you want to…

When the Waves Break

So tell me what happens when the waves break and you’re surrounded Andrew Belle Currently the smooth sounds of Andrew Belle have been the music continually playing and painting a soundscape of this season of life. Today was no exception. I tiptoed my way, a little wide-eyed and cautiously, into the vastness that is the…

Looking for Lovely in 2016

Another year is in full swing, with challenges and adventures on the horizon. Yet part of what makes the new so great is it comes after and builds upon the experiences of the old. Scrolling through any online source, even friends storylines, it took no time to pick up a theme regarding 2016. The majority…