Why I Call My Mom Everyday

When I first started at Baylor, calling Mom was the last thing on my mind.  I was halfway across the country from home, but I was a grown up now.  I could figure everything out all by myself.  Advice? Psh…I could handle anything life threw at me. I would occasionally call once or twice a week…

Why.I.Keep.Going.

It’s that time of the year again.  What time?  The time of the year when every pre-med out there questions his or her life choices.  Our brains becomes flooded with statements like… “What are you doing to yourself?”  “You are tired. Kick your feet up and just take a nice long nap.  Forget about the…

THAT kid

Everyone knows THAT kid in Church. You know…the four or five year old toddler who always laughs during moments of quiet reflection? The kid who likes to throw animal crackers at his or her little brother taking a nap in his mother’s arms? The kid who runs through the pews as if the Church is a…

Where is the Other Sock?

Today I had to go to a formal event.  I saw a brown sock amongst the pile and knew that it would work.  Brown shoes…brown socks….that sounds okay?  It probably was not the best fashion choice, but hey anything would be better than black socks.  Picking up the sock, I inspected everything about it.  I…

Think B4 You Speak

No one really remembers much about fifth grade by the time college comes around.  Elementary school isn’t really the major topic of discussion.  However, today I recalled a certain day of my elementary school days. There was a substitute teacher in my classroom that day.  She was a tall woman with giant glasses, which made…