Finding where you get your identity, all by your lonesome.

Identity theft is a funny phrase if you aren’t applying it to your credit score. We pick–usually by default–stupid identities with which to understand ourselves by. We get our identities from the work we do, where we work, the things we own, where we live, the hobbies we enjoy, the habits we have, who we’re […]

Even Sharknado can’t destroy my Twitter following.

To be fair, I gave my followers a warning a full day ahead of time. Anyone else watching #Sharknado2 tomorrow night? I will also be hitting my head with a tire iron. #MindNumbingActivities — Julie (@julesvern97) July 29, 2014 And, before the festivities began, I gave another heads up. Dear professional twitter followers. This would […]

18-24 Year Olds Are Not The Demographic With Money.

I started this post on March 9th, 2014. And now I’m finally publishing it because I’m pretty tired of the fixation on the young demographic, and the reason for the cancellation of Longmire put me over the edge. 18-24 year olds are not the demographic with money. They are the demographic with debt and attempted […]

In life, this is just another harvest.

This was not what I had imagined. A sky so blue. Sun so bright. Breeze so cool. The wheat in dad’s field skittered one direction and then the next, at the will of the wind, and I stood out in it. My camera clicked. Then I stopped. My friend, a few feet away was silent, […]

There’s a fair amount of preaching online.

Every day my mom sends an email to the entire family. She tells us a bit about the previous day, and then shares some Bible verses and thoughts, ending with a prayer for each of us that day. I have saved all of these emails; in a way, it is like a devotion book my […]