WHO I AM

So….This is me…

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Things you can see

  • I work as an administrative assistant at a university. It’s a pretty great job.
  • I married this hunka burnin’ love below—a concoction of bad, good, and other characteristics I didn’t know I wanted until I wanted him.
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Man of my Dreams

  • I’m a mom, and that’s okay. I didn’t know it would be okay until I had an amazing kid who loves to wear a cape and sing “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen while playing a ukulele. Now I have two crazy amazing kids, and I couldn’t be more pleased to be apart of their lives.
Us

My Wee Men

  • I love a flea market. Or a thrift store. I’m addicted to the potential of finding treasure.
Favorite Thrift Store find of late.

Treasure

  • I am no longer obsessed with making things out of pallet wood. I don’t really know what’s so special about pallet wood versus regular wood, like the enormous amount of sanding required imbues it with magic. Lies. All lies.
  • Jewelry making is a hobby of mine. Wearing homemade earrings as I type this.
Earrings

A pair of earrings I made for my CP

  • I like reading, movies, painting, story stringing, playing yard games… I love aquariums and zoos. Oh! And I will go to any type of Festival—Craft, Pecan, Watermelon, Ye Ole Days…

Things you can’t see:

  • I have an uncontrollable urge to polish diamonds in the rough. Revision is my jam.
  • I call myself a realistic optimist. I aim toward the best possible outcome of a situation, but it doesn’t escape my peripheral vision that there are other ways life can go. I prepare for the poopy outcome, but I hope for something more.
  • I want my hands challenged at whatever they find to do—write, hold, craft, build…
  • I’m in a constant state of evaluating and restructuring. I can always be better than I am, and I feel the most confident and at peace with myself when I’m reaching for something beyond my current grasp.
  • I’m grateful for the ridiculously wonderful people who make up my relationships.

A Few of my Relationships

 

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