A couple of weeks ago a friend of mine shared an article on Facebook that was called something like, "Dear Girls, Stop Wearing Bathing Suit Bottoms that Show Your Butt," or something ridiculously lame. (I just Googled "dear girls stop wearing" and there is a freaking website called dearblankpleaseblank.com which just exists to tell people … Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why
This morning I woke up and as it is my day off, decided to not get out of bed for a while. So I watched Dylan Marron's YouTube channel for a while, scrolled through Facebook, etc. I also got up 4 times to answer the phone for work related calls and got increasingly grumpy every … Continue reading The hard work of starting over
Some of my most clarifying moments have come during a pity party. My last pity party (besides today’s) took place about a year and a half ago. I was actually here, in Jarabacoa, staying at the hostel by myself for a little get away weekend. You know, to read on a couch different from my … Continue reading Pity party
One of my favorite things about the internet is that it allows me to read in other people's words things that I have always felt, believed, or thought but have never been able to (or willing to, perhaps) express in a way that makes sense. For example, when reading in Brittany Gibbons' book, Fat Girl Walking, … Continue reading Here’s the thing about Forgotten God and “me too!” moments
February flew! We celebrated 100 days of school, Valentines Day, and Dominican Independence Day. I played a lot of euchre, house sat with my favorite furry friends, and saw some whales! I also read a bunch of books and watched a lot of House on Netflix - I can't enough of that crazy guy! This … Continue reading Here’s the thing about February
Isn't it weird that I want to write and I love to write and some days I wish I could spend my whole day in front of the computer just writing, writing, writing, but at the same exact stupid time I have to force myself to write/finish things? Isn't that weird? What's up with that? … Continue reading Wonderbook Writing Challenge 1
We made it! It's Friday! This week you may have celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day or Dia de Altagracia (or both!). This week you may have had 100 snow days - congrats! I walked to the ocean. Tonight our church's Missions Conference kicks off and I'm pumped to hear from the missionary/speaker and talk … Continue reading Check this out!