Bittersweet

When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow. —from Bittersweet by Shauna Niequist As a child, I hated bittersweet chocolate. It seemed like an insult to the very nature of chocolate, a tragedy in the storybook of sweets. As a kid I thought,“Adults have to…

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My Convocation Address

Today was the Fall Convocation chapel service at Grove City College where I sat as an audience member. Today I have my own convocation address on this blog. Who knows if anyone will read it, but that’s fine. Most of my comments come from a talk I got to give to freshman last Saturday at…

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The Kelly Tree

My family has sort of weird backstory. I used to not tell people about it when I first came to college because I thought it was kind of strange. However, now that I’ve gotten over myself, I enjoy telling the story of my family’s history. My family has all gone to the same college. [disclaimer:…

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