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My Story

I have been wanting to write this post for a long time now, but I never really felt that push to write it...until now. Recently, I came across a girl's blog. I noticed straight away how similar we were: both southern, both blondes, both attending SEC universities, and both come from good families. Then I read it. The most striking similarity of all. My stomach dropped and my throat locked up. Because w[...]

Field of Angels

"What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when you bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen." - Henry David Thoreau For the past two years I've had the privilege of working with the Miracle League of Tuscaloosa. For those of you who don't know, the Miracle League is a baseball league for children through adults with special[...]

Life Update: Version 2.0

Updates. In our vastly technological world, we're so accustomed to hearing this term (I'm looking at you, Apple!). But what about using this term to describe a stage in our life? Recently, my life has gotten a lot of upgrades. So many, that even my 'About Me' page needs an update itself. Here are just a few of the "updates" I've gone through recently:  Instead of being a graduate student and pu[...]

Kids Should Be Chasing Balls, Not Pokemons.

I'm at a defining moment in my life. Within the past year, I have graduated from college, enrolled in graduate school, traveled to different parts of the country, started working for an outstanding MiLB organization, and along the way met some pretty incredible people. Lately I've been reflecting on it all, and it made me realize two things: 1) just how fortunate I was growing up to be constantly surro[...]