This past week (Friday, June 19 - Friday, June 26) I was in Brooklyn serving with an organization called YouthWorks. YouthWorks is a short terms mission organization that partners with long termers serving in cities all over the United States and Canada (and in one city in Puerto Rico). Every summer hundreds of college-aged Jesus … Continue reading Here’s the thing about my life lately
One of the most typed pieces of advice for budding new authors is that they should build a social media platform and have a strong online presence. I was surprised to discover that this mostly means reading other people's stuff, commenting on it, and entering into conversations. It is not enough just to put your … Continue reading Here’s the thing about social media
I've been Tumbling for a while now, years in fact and I've enjoyed my time there on Tumblr, scrolling and reblogging, laughing and pondering. I've enjoyed my time and would like to honor my time on Tumblr with a new project. I now use Tumblr for pictures of celebrities and gifs from my favorite TV shows. … Continue reading Here’s the thing about Mount up on Wings
This week Melissa and I signed a contract for our new apartment! We move in next weekend. This week I also watched some Tigers baseball, started packing and purging (seriously, how did I get so much stuff?), and added a second fan to my nighttime routine. It's been a good but sweaty week. Articles worth … Continue reading Check this out!
So apparently the new organization to hate because of their portrayal of same sex couples in their ads is Target. I hadn't heard about this latest one until I saw the following on Tumblr: Well, a brave transgender Tumblr man shared a story about his personal experience with Target as an employee that made me … Continue reading Here’s the thing about Target on Tumblr
I wrapped up this school week with a teacher work day and a trip to the salon. Turns out my hair can actually look really great when someone else is in charge of doing it. And for 200 pesos ($5), that nice lady can be in charge of doing my hair as much as she … Continue reading Check this out!