A Sister of a Police Officer Reacts to Ferguson

The internet was ablaze this morning with news and opinions about both Officer Wilson and Michael Brown. It is more than one person can adequately digest. Accusations flying everywhere from news media, religious groups of all stripes, and scores of thoughts being put out there on blogs like this one. So for me to even… Continue reading A Sister of a Police Officer Reacts to Ferguson

A Letter to Myself as a College Freshman

This semester I am teaching a section of First Year Studies at UPIKE. It is a class that is geared toward helping students transition from high school to college and helping them feel at home on campus. One of their first assignments is to write a letter to themselves that they will turn in this… Continue reading A Letter to Myself as a College Freshman

The Only Marriage Advice I Ever Give

I'm pretty tired so I'm going to keep tonight's post for my 7 posts in 7 days short, sweet, and coherent (hopefully). This post could be summarized with one word: Forgive. When Andy and I got married, we received lots of thoughtful cards full of well wishes and advice. One friend encouraged us to keep a… Continue reading The Only Marriage Advice I Ever Give