Resilience – Family Stories Passed Down

I have great respect for the past. If you don't know where you've come from, you don't know where you're going. Maya Angelou A couple of years ago, I was told stories by my mother and father around Christmas. I would like to share the stories told to me during this time that embody the…

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HARRY POTTER. For those of you who know me personally, you cannot be surprised by this post. I've loved the Harry Potter books and movies since I was little. I wanted to write brief note about this after hearing about Alan Rickman's passing. One Halloween, in elementary school, I went as Hermione. Dressing up as…

After All Tomorrow Is Another Day – Losing a Grandparent

"We are at the age where we are starting to lose people." Today I met up with one of my closest friends from high school. We hadn't seen each other in months. We met at a local coffee shop, and it felt like we had never left each other. During the conversation, we spoke about…