Bumps in the road

It's been a while since I've posted anything and so much has happened since then. This past year has been crazy! So many wonderful things have happened: I got engaged to and married my best friend, I got an awesome new job that I'm loving, and have had lots of great experiences with friends and [...]


Tug of War

I love competition. I love everything about it. It doesn’t matter what kind: sports, music, grades, silly games…you name it, I’ll get really into it. I don’t really understand why I love it so much. Being competitive is often seen as prideful because it’s a battle to see who is better. But for me, it’s [...]

Drops of Sunshine

On my mission, I used to carry a little notebook around. I called it my “drops of sunshine” book. It was like a mini journal; I would write in it every day, listing anything remotely positive, any “drop of sunshine”, that I came across. Sometimes the things I listed were as big as an investigator [...]