His Plan A

This is the week that I would be returning home from my mission. In fact, it would be this Thursday that I would be walking off the plan and seeing my family for the first time in 18 months. But seven months ago, I came home early. My health wasn’t going to allow me to […]

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College Adventures: Here We Come!

I really ought to be packing for tomorrow or even doing homework but I’m just too dang excited for tomorrow to buck up and get all that done. Seriously, guys, I’m so excited for tomorrow! I move up to USU and officially start a new chapter of life. I’m so excited to finish school and to explore […]

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Plan B: Home Sweet Home

We’re alive! We made it through the move and I can honestly say that there is no place like home. I love this new house. It’s beautiful. It’s happy. And most of all, it’s a beautiful “Plan B.” While I was a missionary, my mission president always said, “Most of life is ‘Plan B.’” I […]

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3 days…72 hours…4,320 minutes…259,200 seconds

I move in three days. Three whole days. I’m dying. I’m so excited. I’m completely terrified. . . . I’m on a roller coaster that can only keep going up from here on out. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that the past couple of years have been a little rough. But […]

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In the next five years, I will have…

[Just a small selection of the huge list I have] A bachelor degree in English Education A job as a teacher Prepared to apply to (hopefully) Vanderbilt for my master’s degree Married to my best friend A couple of kids Traveled to Italy, France, Africa, and England Ran a marathon Impacted the world Published a […]

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In Times of Need

“Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.” —President Gordon B. Hinckley My life has been pure chaos for the past month and a half. Moving, homework, work, friends, family, church, sleep, eat, repeat. It’s been a non-stop go, go, go. I honestly can say that I will be so relieved once this […]

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We’re Just Making Lemonade [Part Two]

 Remember that time when I wrote “We’re Just Making Lemonade?” Well, the juicing continues! For the past several weeks we’ve been getting ready for another move. It isn’t what we wanted and why we’re moving doesn’t matter. But what does matter is that we get everything packed by this weeks so we can start moving things […]

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