Archive for April 2013

happy earth day

by request of carl sagan, NASA commanded the voyager 1 spacecraft, having completed its primary mission and now leaving the solar system, to turn its camera around and take this photograph of earth — the pale blue dot, against the vastness of space. From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of particular […]

we are virginia tech

six years ago today, blood was shed in a place that was my home. i pause today to remember. we are virginia tech. the hokie nation embraces our own and reaches out with open hearts and hands to those who offer their hearts and minds. we are strong, and brave, and innocent, and unafraid. we […]

this is me

this is me. surrounded by a magic light that carries with it the promise of spring. and warmth. and love. this is me, at a place that is both familiar and foreign, realizing that the choice is mine. realizing i can take the same steps — the ones i know by heart — or i […]


there’s a lot to say, but the words are slow to come. if i had to pick just one, “change” comes to mind. try as i might, a can’t seem to get a grasp on anything right now. it’s all moving so quickly, like gold dust through my fingers.  one moment, one day, one season […]