Archive for the ‘Awesome Books’ Category

Go Ask Your Mother

I’ve spent an astronomical amount of time with my nose in a book. Because of this, I often find myself revisiting old favorites and randomly recalling certain lines from much loved characters. Max popped into my head today… which is no surprise given that I spent the weekend with my amazing Mother. “I said you weren’t inconsequential. No one is. We change at least one person’s life just by being born. If you don’t believe me, go ask your mother. The
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Unexpected Twists…

“Each of us may think we know exactly what we need to make us happy, what will be good for us, what will ensure we have our happy ending, but life rarely works out in the way we expect, and our happy ending may have all sorts of unexpected twists and turns, be shaped in all sorts of unexpected ways” – Jane Green

Oh! Hello there blog.

Once upon a time, I said I was going to blog once a week… which has clearly not happened. And you know what? I am really okay with that. So rather than going into a long rant about how much I suck at blogging, or making a promise to myself to blog more or even writing something thoughtful at all, I’m just going to tell you in a nice, neat, numbered list, what my life has looked like over the
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Happy Holidays from Me to You!!

Monica + Twilight = My 2009 Perfect. Make your own at It’s fast and fun!!

Channeling my Inner Army Chick

On December 13, 2002 I joined the Army Reserves. Swearing in was one of the most amazing and important decisions I have ever made. I often get asked why I decided to join the Army and I think my answer is fairly simple. I wanted to be a part of something greater than I am. I wanted to be pushed to my limits and I wanted to do something good for my country. Let’s fast forward seven years…. I am
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