Ten Years

Ten years. I know most people are celebrating Easter today, but that’s not at all what this day means to me. Every year, April 16 is marked on my calendar, marked in remembrance of 32. 10 years ago today, 32 people got up and got ready for their day – going to class, going to […]

8 years

This day hits me hard. Every single year. Eight years ago today, I was at work at Enterprise, just going about my day. I vividly remember walking back into my office from running an errand or helping a customer, and our lot attendant telling me there was a shooting in Blacksburg. I don’t remember his […]

32 For 32

Every year April 16 brings back a range of emotions – terror, sadness, and worry…and hope, love, and support.  In remembrance of the 32 Hokies we lost 7 years ago today, I thought I’d do something a little different.  It involves pennies.  32 of them, to be exact.   I wanted to do something small […]


So there’s this card game I’ve heard of and never played.  You may have heard of it.  It’s called Cards Against Humanity. I was considering buying it, just to see what all the fuss was about.  I don’t know the rules of it, and I don’t know how it’s played.  But after someone I know […]

April 16.

Every year this day brings back a mix of emotions.  It brings back terror, sadness, and worry about my friends, sorority sisters, teachers, coworkers, and everyone else in the Virginia Tech community.  Yesterday’s events in Boston bring me right back to that day. It also brings back hope.  It brings back love and support.  It continues to […]

Live for 32

Ten years ago this month, I made one of the best decisions I’ve ever made – I accepted my offer of admission to Virginia Tech.  I spent some of the best years of my life there, made amazing friends, and became the person I am today because of it.  (And also a bit Hokie obsessed.  […]