The Last Father’s Day

My first day of my Freshman year of high school and an acquaintance looks at my class schedule in hand and asks, “how did you get into all of these smart classes and I didn’t?!” I told her that I had teacher recommendation letters in order to enter the honors classes. It was the truth, […]

I’m sorry I was Never Enough

I decided on you much too quickly.  I’m a good person and love people with my whole heart, so I expected you to love me with your whole heart too.  I was wrong…dead wrong.  Your idea of love certainly wasn’t what I had long read about in the book of Corinthians, but I knew that […]

ADHD and Hurting those you Love

Having lived with ADHD my entire life, I have repeated behaviors that I see, yet cannot change. I try and I try to change. Then I repeat, loathe myself, apologize, and repeat again. It’s a horrible vicious cycle that others cannot understand and I cannot explain. I sometimes think that the lack of explanation is […]

He who Hesitates is Lost

      Rip currents are a dangerous side effect of the ocean water returning from the shore back out to the sea. I was brave, and rarely afraid. Every summer we would, like most Charlestonians, drive to the beach and enjoy a day soaking up the sun and playing in the waves. My mother […]

The “Great” Move of 2016

Ok, well the title doesn’t really do the process justice. It’s actually an awful move dreaded by every member of your household, and where close friends suddenly get completely booked with (only important ones of course!)social and work events and deadlines. They become the most unreachable people in southeast SC. Then, the packing begins and […]