~Taken by the Wind~

(A Journey of a Leap of Faith)

Success | To Be or Not to Be

Struggling with feeling as if success has actually happened. Struggling to enjoy the achievement without immediately seeking out the next way to top it. What is success? Is trying to … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Being Laid Off is One of the Best Things That Happened to Me This Year.

No disrespect to those who have had that be the worst thing that has happened to them. Back in May, I was laid off due to cutbacks in funding and … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

When God Found Me in Jiffy Lube

It’s been a bit of strange month here in good ol’ OKC. I can sense a crossroads up ahead and I am not sure yet which way to go.  I … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 14 Comments

Three Decades Later.

Today is my birthday. Turning 30. I am pretty excited about this. My 20’s were awesome- in the truest sense of the word- amazing times, some really hard times and incredible … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Invoice | Reviewing the Cost of Your Lifestyle.

The other night I had the pleasure (sarcasm alert) of witnessing a domestic dispute family affair style with one of the neighbors on my street. I dutifully called 911 who … Continue reading

May 6, 2012 · 11 Comments

Human Genius: Visiting Angkor Wat

I’ve been utilizing my local library and am reading a book called “12,000 Miles in the Nick of Time” about a family’s trip around the world and one stop included Angkor Wat in … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Librarians to the Rescue.

My Pastor hands me an envelope which has his home address written on it in pencil. It is addressed to “The girl going to Thailand” in a shaky hand. There … Continue reading

February 18, 2012 · 9 Comments

Would You Like Fries With That? How to Eat While Abroad.

The meal consisted of coagulated blood, white thin noodles and herbs (or was it a vegetable?) that looked like twigs. It was piping hot, almost as hot as the air … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

More Than Words

Right outside the gate at the end of the driveway, the kids were playing hide and seek behind banana leaves the size of them. As I walked towards them, Tipsuda … Continue reading

January 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Start a New Year, Whenever You Want.

Dear Me (and You), Sitting in the cubicle your fingers twitching with the monotony as you pen repetitive emails over and over and over again; “please let me know of … Continue reading

December 22, 2011 · 4 Comments