My Dedum

Over the past week, I’ve been reminded of the beauty and depth of my family. I have not always been the best niece, or cousin. I’ve wandered a bit, and haven’t stayed in touch the way I should. I haven’t always been around for birthdays or even births. But one thing remains the same, I […]

What a wonderful journey!

Looking back at my last post, I recognize a natural pause, a page break. I took time away from self-presentation to focus more on self-exploration, self-improvement, and self-reflection. I went back to UNC for graduate school, joined and sold my family’s business, went corporate, married my favorite human, quit corporate, joined AOPA, traveled, loved and […]

In case you were wondering …

There was a time when I was so naively enthusiastic about life and the world that I would write in my journals, at length, about any particular topic that struck my fancy. I have a chest full of journals with pages full of uninhibited sentiment and pure nonsense. The nonsense, perhaps far more useful than […]

Landing Toy Planes

Landing Toy Planes: and other reflections on 2010 It’s nearly impossible to land a toy plane where you want to it land. The thing about toy planes (of the non-motorized fashion) is that you’re not actively guiding it in motion. The mechanics are left to a trial-and-error sort of experimentation. You basically throw it a […]

Favorite Songs of 2010

Favorites Songs of 2010 This may be a little premature, I will likely find songs I love on recently released albums and upcoming releases that should be on this list, but the need to distract myself from more important things has taken over. Here is my Best of 2010 list.  Best Album: High Violet, The National […]