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Monthly Archives: August 2008

“The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this; A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive.  To him a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and a failure is […]

“She was jubilant, her wet hair down, and young, an outlaw.  She didn’t say anything but he knew what she meant: Celebrate with me.  Feel the sun.  Underneath the earth things stir.  You and I know this.  We mark it now.”                              […]


For some reason I can’t seem to shake the hazy cloud over my head today.  Maybe it’s the rain?  Maybe I need more sleep? Maybe I need some more coffee?  Maybe I should go for a run?  Suggestions?

a bunch of good days in a row

It rained today when I was on my way home from work.  I couldn’t stop smiling.  It reminded me to enjoy the simple, little things.  During this time of unknowns & uncertainties (mostly with respect to the baby) focusing on small things, really helps me to keep my cool and move forward.

swimming swimming swimming

Just found this blog by my sweet friends Mark and Ashley Gangloff.  Its about Mark’s olympic experience in Beijing.  It was so fun (and amazing) to watch him swim.  Can’t wait to catch up with them stateside! So, so proud of you Mark!! WAR EAGLE!

going for GOLD

  Holy Moley! He WON, he really, really WON!! Never before have I been all that interested in the olympics. . .until now that is.  Surprisingly to me, the little town I now call home (Auburn, AL), is also home to many olympians, including Cesar Cielo whose swimming performance last night earned him the title […]

on the road again

In an effort to keep my mind occupied on things other than waiting on adoption paperwork, I’ve taken to traveling.  So far it’s been great.  I headed home for a few days for my cousin Jimmy’s wedding and then came back to Auburn for a day to pack before heading to LA to spend some […]

maybe baby

About a year and a half ago, I began exploring and questioning the fundamental tenants of my Christian faith.  I realized that although I believed in God, the Bible, and especially the redemptive message of Jesus Christ, I failed to make the connections of these beliefs to my everyday existence.  Essentially I was living a […]