How lucky am I to say that another year has passed? I'm a little late on posting this, but to be honest I've not had the time to sit down and write (for about a month, actually)! Every year I like to reflect on the past 365 days with gratitude, regardless of what has happened. And … Continue reading Happy New Year!
I'm feeling good this Monday morning. Over the weekend I reconnected with old friends, watched a lot of Food Network, and applied for a summer semester abroad in 2019. I reenergized myself, focused on who I am and who I want to be, and got back to my roots. So, this morning, when my alarm … Continue reading Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
Let me preface this by saying I love my church. I love our community outreach programs, I love our social events, I love the casseroles at the social events -- I love all of it. I have went to my church since the day I was born. I have sat in the same row, shook … Continue reading I Visited A New Church And You Should Too
I wrote this essay in December 2017 to use for a college application. I rewrote a few parts to reflect what I have learned, felt, and experienced since writing the original piece. This is one of my most passionate pieces I have ever composed. I hope you enjoy it. --------- June 26, 2014, Annie Lowrey … Continue reading What’s Really The Matter With Eastern Kentucky
A few days ago, a friend brought me a thoughtful graduation gift: Her Campus: The Guide to College Life. I'll be the first to say I'm not much of a reader -- I can think of maybe two books I have read cover to cover willingly -- but this one has kept my attention. I … Continue reading What “Her Campus: Guide to College Life” Didn’t Prepare Me For
Navigating the waters of blogging is tough, especially if you don't have a foolproof map to reference. From the beginning, I've used Instagram models with perfect themes and thousands of likes as a guide to what pictures I should post, and I've tried to create blog posts inspired by basic writings from The Odyssey that … Continue reading The Blog It Is A-Changin’
It's hard to find yourself anywhere other than the center of the equation sometimes. In your small world of who you know, what you see, and how you feel, it's easy to get caught up in the "Me, Myself, and I" mentality. I found myself doing that this week. Even on vacation in Fort Walton, I … Continue reading A Walk To Remember