Happy 2018 y’all! I’m thrilled to be starting a new year right here – I mean that in both my physical location and emotional state. 2017 was a wild ride. Around this time last year Russ and I were doubling down on our plan to buy our first home. (I shared details of what weContinue reading “Happy 2018!”
And I thought about it again this morning as I stood with neighbors of a home on Greenville’s westside and watched forensics teams pull a body out on a gurney and load it into a medical examiner’s van.
Tonight I went to a Black Lives Matter peace rally in Greenville. Less than 24 hours after a peaceful BLM rally was interrupted by a shooting that left five cops dead, I went to my first BLM rally. Peace they promised and peace they delivered. I have many words in my mind that I wantContinue reading “The peace rally that was”
One day last year I was pushing a cart down the grocery aisle at my local target store when I turned the corner and ran into my older sister. I was surprised to see her on my side of town on a random weeknight, but loved the little moment of running into her at one ofContinue reading “a sort of love letter to the upstate”