Soul Friend

Here's a fun fact for you--I have a freckle on my left eyeball. This fact is seemingly insignificant unless you know a certain claim I made as a fourteen year old girl. Falling into the not so uncommon category of insecure, shy, and awkward, I spent a good deal of my time in middle school …

When I Grow Up

“I want to do something splendid...something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead. I don't know what, but I'm on the watch for it and mean to astonish you all someday.”  ― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women      The days of living in the beautiful valley in Thompson's Station, Tennessee are slowly coming …

Huckleberry Friend

These bones cry out. These dry bones cry for you.Dusty dry air fills my lungs as my calloused feet hit the dusty floor of my little cabin in the woods. The door creeks, and there it is: a new day. My limbs feel heavy as I walk down the steps to breakfast--my hair a hot …