Posts Tagged ‘vacation’

My first semester as a graduate student is complete. Holy moly and little fishes, it’s complete! It’s hard to imagine almost, remembering how I’d sit around all day long – when I wasn’t in class – reading article after article for class, falling asleep while reading said articles, and writing papers every week on what […]


A perfect ten.

09Sep09

Congratulations to my former roommate, Holly, and her now-husband, Brian! If I were to ever have a wedding, I’d want it to be like Holly’s. Simple, beautiful, perfect. Not too hot (although it was pretty warm during the ceremony), not too wet (although a few raindrops fell at the end of the night), and full […]


good morning friends! last i left you, i was musing about getting my story approved in Missouri.  i suppose i should back up and tell the whole story.  hmm . . . where to begin. let’s start at the first weekend, just after i posted that photo of the airplane. my first destination was Becky’s […]


and we wait.

22Sep08

i wish i could take a photo of the scene here in the community center out here in St. James, Missouri (or ‘Missura’, as the locals say).  i’m sitting in a sea of folding metal chairs, chairs i’ll be spending most of the night in as well.   i should be reviewing my story idea […]


Da plane, boss!

19Sep08

I’m on my way to Missouri! First stop, St. Louis.


you all know i’ve been waiting for this trip to missouri for a while. now that it’s almost here, i’m finding myself at a loss.  what to wear?  what to bring?  will it rain?  will it be hot?  or cold?  will i really need the big lens?  or my laptop?  what will my story be? […]


there’s still a ton of logistics to figure out – flights, rental car, hotel, coordinating with Becky so i get to see her at least a little bit while i’m in her general area – but i’m beside myself excited. i really wasn’t sure if i’d get in or not. (don’t you go making a […]