The one with the outdoor graduation party

The one with the outdoor graduation party

Those of you playing the long game might recall that my little brother, who has wanted to be a high school football coach since he was in short pants, entered MTSU as a freshman in 2006. Now, here we are in 2016, and after one heck of a bumpy ride, we are finally...
pipe bombs

pipe bombs

(above) “pipe bomb 1”   Inspired by Jason Isbell’s “24 frames” You thought God was an architect, now you know He’s something like a pipe bomb ready to blow And everything you built that’s all for show goes up in flames In 24 frames...
too dry to cry

too dry to cry

“too dry to cry” oil pastels & watercolors on paper layered under acrylic on glass. created in EDCT’s PaintED art therapy program.
the one with no central air conditioning

the one with no central air conditioning

C and I are currently locked in a battle to the death with the house we’re renting. This past spring, our landlord asked us if we wanted to buy it from her, but for various reasons (reasons that deserve their own post once I’ve let my rage dissipate),...
eve ate the apple

eve ate the apple

“eve ate the apple” mandala art inspired by the new single from Josh Ritter “Gettin’ Ready to Get Down” oil pastels & watercolors
the one with the long distance marriage

the one with the long distance marriage

[originally appeared on RoadWidows.com] For the last 12 days, my husband has been on tour out of the country, so I’m pretty deep into missing him. Plus, our anniversary is coming up in a few weeks, so I’ve been thinking a lot about how much my life has changed since I...