Near, far, wherever you are...distance may present challenges, but I'll never let go of my friends. (Really though.)
Every time I visited my grandpa growing up, I’d ask, “How are you, Grandpa?” And he’d always reply, “Oh, I’m doing pretty good…‘course I lie a lot.”
What I’m saying is...
Dear Dad, As this Father’s Day approaches, I want to thank you for a few things. Thanks for always carrying me to bed when I was small and pretended to fall asleep in the chair just so you would, in fact, carry me to bed. Thanks for teaching me all your favorite gospel songs as a [...]
Dear Mom, Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and I want to make sure you receive the credit that you are due. I know it’s been some years since I lived under your roof and relied on you for food and car rides and money and basic care. But now I have the opportunity to look [...]
Is it just me, or do other adults have a momentary relapse to childhood whenever they hear the repetitive, obnoxiously shrill, yet glorious sound of the ice cream truck enter their neighborhood? For a split second, I always think, “Ice cream man!” and then I think, “Get it together, Hayley, you’re an adult. You can't [...]