We strive to be first. Being number one is synonymous with being the best. Whatever the race is, whatever the prize, we want to be first. What about the second guy? What if you aren’t number one?
2nd is a wondrous place to be! Getting second helpings of dessert? Yum! Second chances? Yes please! Second try? Bravo for not giving up!
From day one I have been the “second” one. I’m the second girl in my family and the runner up in much of my childhood accomplishments. Often I feel like I am sitting second in life, always one step behind so many amazing people. Now I have become Mrs. Smith and happily that makes me the Second Smith.
So here it goes! This is another go at living my dream and leaving it here on the world’s doorstep.
Why coming home will always be the most important journey you take: It will make you wonder why you ever left and remind you exactly why you did. Something I’ve learned from uprooting my life every few years is that home is not a place. It’s an idea. It’s a feeling....read more
No matter where we go or what the plan is trips with my sister are always an adventure. We did a road trip from Washington to Crater Lake in Oregon a few years ago. We made a pit stop in the land of the Goonies along the way and it was awesome! So when the opportunity...read more
The allure of the mountains of NC is boundless. My first visit mere weeks ago left me captivated, so much so that I ventured once again to this illustrious landscape. If you happen to find yourself drawn to these mountains as I have, do yourself a favor and find a...read more