So, I teach English, it’s what I do. I love it. My current assignment is the First Year Composition area (FYC) a series of two courses that are kind of a way to say “hi, this is college and this college writing,” to my writers, but that’s not really what I do as much as… Continue reading Teaching with a Bullet Journal
I promised to share the vignette I wrote during the Middle Tennessee Writing Project ISI describing our formal decision to celebrate a vow renewal. This is that piece. We Still Do. “What do you think about a vow renewal?” I asked, mid-process of sloppily scooping salsa onto a chip. It was chip number #7 of… Continue reading We Still Do
I wrote this piece for the Middle Tennessee Writing Project 2016 Summer Invitational Fellowship, but it was a piece I really felt that I needed to share, because this is a topic that is worth having a discussion about. This blog post deals with breastfeeding, specifically, extended breastfeeding. If that subject matter is objectionable to… Continue reading The Devotional
It’s my five year anniversary. This morning, I almost left the house without my wedding ring on. As I pulled out of the driveway, I looked down and noticed my bare finger and felt this wave of panic wash over me. What if I had left the house on my fifth anniversary with no ring… Continue reading True Love Wins: Happy Anniversary!
I’m working on a narrative project for a summer writing institute I’m in, and I’m writing a narrative about romance. More specifically, I’m writing about the things in my youth that maybe helped to form my romantic ideals. Have you ever stopped to think about that? I mean, we all kind of automatically blame society… Continue reading First Crush