Stop Looking For Love.

I left my seasonal employment stint in Montana this past September and bumped into a tall, handsome man on my way through Utah. We share the same last name now. And while I was unsure how I’d ever see him again as I drove the couple thousand miles back to Georgia, I certainly never expected I’d become his…

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We Need You.

I never wanted to be the engaged girl. I never wanted the cute couple-y pictures, the wedding registry, the save-the-dates hung on a hundred guests’ refrigerators. I much less wanted to be the married one, who, in my mind, would be set apart from single people in an irreversible, superior way. I didn’t want my…

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Amateur Hour

Hi friends, I’m putting Duly Noted on pause for the next few weeks and would love for you to join me over at www.amateurhourblog.com. My friend Jordan and I are putting out a 12 week series on what it takes to step in the direction of our dreams and of doing the things that matter….

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Wide-Eyed and Windswept.

Last night I slept with my body wrapped around a rock. The wind whipping me back and forth, I thought I might be dying as I lay shivering in the fetal position. Alone. And while that’s the most dramatic thought that’s passed through my head since I was a foolish high school girl, I truly…

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My Shortcomings and Stand-in.

I’m really nervous about this post. Normally I don’t verbalize my cravings to write before I have thoughts on paper (or screen if we’re being technical), but tonight I did, and now I have to avoid any expectations that might have been set in the minds of the people I told. I’ve set the mood…

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Captivating Affirmation.

Fenn, I’m not really good with words, so if my attempt at expressing how much your friendship and leadership mean to me fails, know this: I would not be who I am today if it weren’t for you. To the woman who led me and three others into the unknown this summer with 43 high…

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