How? How has it already been a year?! I’m no expert on time, but I’m damn-near certain it’s not supposed to move this quickly. Rather than get all soft and sentimental about what have easily been the most formative twelve months of my life, I’m instead going to break down this last year into a list of my proudest accomplishments in Nashville so far. Sprinkled among those noteworthy (and perhaps not-so noteworthy) achievements will be some […]
If you’re a part of A Thousand Candid Words’ small-but-mighty following on Instagram, you may already be enlightened to the fact that I haven’t been feeling the most motivated to hunker down and write here. It’s not without trying, though — I have no less than ten ideas waiting to be put into words. But to be honest, the effort it would take to get those posts published seems a bit too daunting at the moment. […]
Ah, like clockwork. The post-winter, pre-spring panic. If you’re scratching your head, a bit confused as to what I might be referring to, then lucky you. Seriously, I’m envious. But for others like myself who’ve felt nothing less than exceedingly empty and overwhelmed recently, you’re not alone. So let’s refill that cup, shall we?
Remember in Elf when Buddy is asked (kinda brazenly, no less) by the manager of Gimbels why he was smiling quote . . . like that . . . end quote? And without skipping a beat or easing up on his overzealous grin, Buddy replies, “I just like to smile! Smiling’s my favorite!” Same, Buddy, same. And my guess is we’re not alone in that. Keep scrolling for some encouraging, uplifting, and cheerful words that’ll […]