Freedom isn’t Free

Freedom isn't free. A phrase I've probably heard for most of my life. This weekend that phrase has been rolling around in my head as I think about Memorial Day. It started when a fellow Beautycounter consultant posted that as a servicemember's wife, it Memorial Day sales always bother her. Then I started thinking about… Continue reading Freedom isn’t Free

Hillbilly Days Food Guide ’17

Hillbilly Days Ya'll. Hillbilly Days.  I woke up Thursday morning full of anticipation for the fried food bonanza that was to come. My day at Hillbilly Days always starts with a lap around the vendor areas to get the lay of the land. It is my favorite time at the festival. In the early hours, while… Continue reading Hillbilly Days Food Guide ’17

Preparation Day

And so it begins. I was first introduced to Hillbilly Days by my co-workers in the IT department at UPIKE. I don't remember the exact time, but knowing them they probably didn't make it through the first work day without mentioning the glory and awesomeness that is Hillbilly Days. They were obsessed. They had a… Continue reading Preparation Day

My Life Currently: A Soundtrack

Right now we are in the middle of Andy's away rotations, a.k.a. traveling around the country for several months to check out residencies. Today, Catherine and I drove home from visiting Andy for the weekend at one of those potential residency locations. We all know I do my best thinking in the car, so bam.… Continue reading My Life Currently: A Soundtrack

It is funny how things happen

Welcome back to my stream of consciousness. You weren't prepared to spend so much time inside my mind, were you? I planned to start or center this post around the following quote: "What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family." - Mother Teresa Well, being the good scholar that… Continue reading It is funny how things happen

7 Quick Takes v.6

Dropping in for some quick rambling thoughts and linking up with SQT. Does anyone write really awesome posts in their head at really inconvenient times? I do my best writing in my head while I'm driving. If I'm lucky I'll remember one or two things to actually write down afterwards. Of course, I always sound… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes v.6