10 Books for the 2017 Graduate

If you’ve hung around the blog long enough, you know I love books. Since graduation time is upon us, I’m sharing some great reads for the high school or college senior. Whether you are looking for a meaningful gift for the graduate in your life, or are looking to beef up your summer reading, look no further than this post.

For the High School Graduate

University of Destruction

Books for the graduate: University of Destruction

This books is like a spiritual B vitamin shot for the graduating senior. I read it my senior year and loved it. David Wheaton does a great job of addressing ...  read more

200th Post!

Friends, welcome to 2017, and to my 200th post!


Now that I’ve welcomed you to 2017, take a step back with me to July 2011. Sun streamed over my desk one July day as I opened my laptop and clicked over to Blogspot. Seconds later “Note to Self” was born. I had finally launched a blog.

My old bedroom. Lots of words were written at that desk!

I mean, it was bound to happen right? I was a journalism major after all.

The collection of notes that inspired my original blog title.

Honestly, I had no expectations or vision of what I wanted the blog to be about, I just wanted to write- and then share ...  read more