My new perspective on time travel

If you could go back in time, where would you go? What would you do? Think about that for a minute. Map it out in your mind, and let the emotions of the imaginary trip take over. Did you choose to revisit a moment in your life? Did you make a change? Tell yourself a […]

Oklahoma City, we remember and we stand together

168. That’s the number of people killed on April 19, 1995, when the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Downtown Oklahoma City was bombed. In addition to those 168 lives lost, nearly 700 others were injured. Glass shattered nearby buildings. Cars burned. People became homeless. It was a blast so powerful that nearby seismometers recorded […]

Here’s to hoping you find your Kevin Durant

There’s this saying going around: “May the Kevin Durant in your life leave you so you can be the Russell Westbrook you were meant to be.” If you’re not a follower of the NBA or a citizen of Oklahoma, this may not mean much to you. But, it’s an important topic to discuss. As a […]

I don’t always put my clothes away

There’s a pile of clean laundry on my bedroom floor. Weeks ago, my husband neatly folded each piece and stacked it next to the bed. It was his attempt at inspiring me to hang them up. Bless his sweet little heart. There’s something you should know about my husband: he’s a neat freak. And I’m… […]

The Unexpected Effect of My New Gold Tooth

I was eating a piece of garlic bread at a restaurant. My parents across from me, my husband to my left, my food-throwing toddler to my right. By all accounts, life was good. But there was something odd about this bread. It was crunchy (perhaps too much salt, I reasoned). A few bites later, I […]