I used to be a super talented drawer!

Hello and thanks for stopping by! If you’ve been following along lately, you know I’ve been doing a major purge in my house (click here for more), so recently I came across a stack of drawings from my childhood and teenager years. I used to LOVE drawing, and I was good! That is, up toContinue reading “I used to be a super talented drawer!”

A lesson from the bench

Hi there! You might think the title of this post is something related to a judge’s bench. Or a work bench. Wouldn’t that be so clever? Well, no. I’m not a judge and I don’t make things out of wood. This goes all the way back to middle school basketball. Yep, I was one ofContinue reading “A lesson from the bench”

I think I’ve embarrassed myself in almost every sport

Yesterday I was thinking about the MOST EMBARRASSING sports fail in my entire 39-year life. It was so bad… the kind of thing you’d see in a movie or in a YouTube video, like this. Thankfully no one was recording me, so I’ll just have to tell you how it went down… I was playingContinue reading “I think I’ve embarrassed myself in almost every sport”

My very first Tom Petty memory

News broke today that Tom Petty has passed away so I thought I’d share my first memory of him and his music. I was in middle school in the late 80s/early 90s and our family had recently moved to Stafford, Virginia. Our next door neighbors had kids around my sisters ages (high school) so theyContinue reading “My very first Tom Petty memory”

I was going to be a baseball player

In middle school, one of my teachers asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I remember timidly responding, “I want to be a baseball player.” Well, it wasn’t for a few more years that I would lose my love for the sport (and haven’t ever regained it :)) but up untilContinue reading “I was going to be a baseball player”