Tag: comparison

A Road For Me

When I was a freshman in college, part of our orientation packet included a course catalog. Between the blue and white covers of that book was the road map to get any student through any course of study: political science, veterinary medicine, early childhood education, journalism. All the […]

When Your View Isn’t Pinnable

This weekend, for whatever reason, my Facebook feed blew up with pictures of my friends’ favorite quiet places. Some were hash-tagged with things like #myfavoritethings or #heavenonearth, but others were not. It wasn’t a linkup I had missed out on, but it was as though everyone got together […]

A Treacherous Idol

I loved my fourth grade teacher. Mrs. Harris was funny and kind and so smart. She was tall and beautiful and always wore trendy clothes – always looked, to me, more like a model than the teacher of multiplication tables and the scientific method. So when word got […]

When You Lose Your Voice

When I was little, I had a friend who…well, let’s just say she had an intense desire for things that belonged to other people, and she was quick to make those things her own if given the chance. On several occasions she had been accused of stealing things […]