A Foggy Day in Georgetown.

I had no intention of writing about cupcakes today. Really, I didn’t. But it’s already been an impossible week- and today is only Wednesday. I promised myself two months ago, when this story happened, that I’d save it to tell on a day when I needed something wonderful to … [Read more...]


I hate the sound goodbye makes. And really, you’d think by now, I’d be used to it. Let's remember that I wasn't even supposed to fly home for another six months when my doctor told me I needed to fly back to Raleigh. That two month hiatus in the US was forced bonus time with … [Read more...]

Besotted. [Jesus Trumps Dryer Sheets.]

There are only six days left until I leave free refills and dryer sheets behind, and hop onto that Dakar-bound flight in DC. I intend to one day write an epic poem about how much I love free refills and dryer sheets. But really, I don’t think any of us can handle that kind of … [Read more...]

Please Excuse This Interruption.

I know. It’s been a while.  But life as of late has been fraught with the busy ambiguities that drive me absolutely mad and don’t make good stories anyways. But here it is: I’m back in Raleigh. Three mildly panicked SOS doctors, two plane rides, and one giant caramel latte … [Read more...]

With Friends Like These…

I met Christy Seamon my junior year of college-for all intensive purposes, the day I moved in with her. To cut a long story short, I’d already pre-determined that she had no personality whatsoever, and she’d decided that I was the kind of girl that would insist on holding hands … [Read more...]

Of Things Unseen. [He Writes Better Stories.]

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” 2 Corinthians 4:18   A year ago today, I was trapped in the throes of one of the most excruciatingly miserable weeks of my life. [Let’s just say that in … [Read more...]