The (first) One About Food

Fact: My husband and I love mac ‘n cheese. Fun Fact: My husband and I hate reheated mac ‘n cheese. Fact: There’s a 6oz container of leftover mac ‘n cheese sitting in my refrigerator. And here you find one of the quintessential adult struggles exacerbated by married life: having the self-control to eat leftovers. You … Continue reading The (first) One About Food


Summer 2k17: Marriage and Memoir

I told myself that once I finish this blog post (signifying the true end of my semester) I can order the books that are serving as my preliminary work on my memoir. Yup, that’s right, my memoir. I’ve decided that this summer is the summer. It also helps that I’m doing this as part of … Continue reading Summer 2k17: Marriage and Memoir

When I Get Where I’m Going

Upon finishing the whole of The Divine Comedy, the phrase “with great knowledge comes great responsibility” stands out in my mind. I know that The Divine Comedy isn’t the Gospel or inspired by God’s inerrant word, but I think there are things contained therein that should present a challenge to the believer. Three themes/ideas really … Continue reading When I Get Where I’m Going

Letter 1 Letter 2 Letter 3

In my Interpersonal Communication class we’re writing letters. Real, hand written letters to whoever we want. It sounds easy, but it’s not. It seems that writing a good letter is more than just puking thoughts onto a page and sending it off in a nice neat envelope to your grandma or mom or fiancé. For … Continue reading Letter 1 Letter 2 Letter 3

Behind the “Journey”

Interestingly enough, this is the second blog post that I’ve considered titling “What’s in a Name.” Not really though. Too cliché. And we know how I feel about cliché titles… Anyways, so, why “Journey to Jasmine?” It all starts with my best friend and my fiancé. My lovely fiancé’s name is Tim Rice and my … Continue reading Behind the “Journey”