Vertigo

Vertigo

The first time I felt dizzy, I kind of thought I was dying. Roughly two weeks ago, I was listening to a group of third graders practice their upcoming presentation when I leaned to the side as a wave of…

The 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll

The 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll

My sister Becky has entered the White House Easter Egg Roll lottery for the past seven years in hopes of taking my nephew Nate with no luck. I entered this year to give them another chance….and won. #firsttimesacharm So yesterday…

Plans for a May House Concert Tour!

Plans for a May House Concert Tour!

This is new! I’m so EXCITED to announce that I am planning my first house concert tour since moving to Reston, VA over a year ago. My friend Lindsey has already agreed to jump in the car and we plan on going where…

Bronchitis and House Concerts

Bronchitis and House Concerts

“I’m going to take your blood pressure again. It looks a little high.” I laughed, coughed, and told her it was because I was so nervous…..since I never go to the doctor. But my first ever case of bronchitis landed…

Leading Worship In a Gold Dress

Leading Worship In a Gold Dress

When I thought about a new blog post this week, I thought about how seemingly obvious and cliche it would be to share about Snowzilla 2016, the blizzard that Mitch and I binged watch movies through this past weekend. But…

40 Years

40 years and two days…. that’s how long my parents have been married. 40 years of raising kids, moving houses, working jobs, and loving each other through it all. It is more than enough reason to throw a party. So…

That Time I Drove to Pennsylvania to Play Music

A couple of weekends ago, I set out on my only planned road trip of 2015 to play music….up to what I assumed was middle of nowhere Pennsylvania. And while I certainly drove past many abandoned gas stations and cute,…

The Hiatus I Didn’t Know I was Taking…A Fall Update

Well…..it’s been a while friends. A good and root settling season, but one in which music played only a peripheral role…and I didn’t really see it coming.  It has been absolutely beautiful to build relationships, be a little homemaker, and…

Road Tripping through Indiana

I love long car trips. Even the part 3/4 of the way there when thoughts of “I’m never going to make it, I might as well pull over and homestead right here” seem rational. Even the busy travel plazas where…

The Big Move

The Big Move

It’s been almost a month since I was handed the keys to a second story beauty of an apartment with lofted ceilings, two bedrooms, plenty of windows, and a shaded balcony.  In the midst of some sort of intense cold/flu/virus…