If You’re Going to San Francisco… (Eats)

…for the love take me with you!! Hands down, San Francisco is my very favorite city.  I have visited many times and spent a life-changing four months living in an apartment overlooking the Bay. Recently, several people have asked me for recommendations for their own upcoming trips.  I figured I should write something up thatContinue reading “If You’re Going to San Francisco… (Eats)”

The Gift of Hope

A refrigerator.  Mattresses. 5 sheep. A washing machine. A television.  Heat.  Pillows. An oven.  Medical care. Clothing.  Formula. Removal of an infected tooth for little Bailsan.  Blankets. Shoes. Toys. Food. Cell phones. These are the items we have been able to purchase for Metheb, Amina, and their family. I will never forget standing in myContinue reading “The Gift of Hope”

It Was Never About The Ball (aka What I Wish I Had Known at 18)

This past weekend, I got the honor of being the keynote speaker at the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference honors banquet, which was being held in my hometown.  I thought I would  share my speech. 15 years ago, I was in your shoes. Preparing to graduate from my small town high school and ready to takeContinue reading “It Was Never About The Ball (aka What I Wish I Had Known at 18)”

Recipe Card: Pulled Pork Sliders

I am always on the hunt for a good weeknight recipe for the crockpot.  And I found one here. Thanks Pinterest!  Even my uber picky Husband said these were “really good.” Pulled Pork Sliders Pork roast 1/4 C chicken broth  1/4 C apple cider vinegar  1 T worchestershire sauce 1 bottle BBQ sauce 1/4 CContinue reading “Recipe Card: Pulled Pork Sliders”