My COVID-19 Experience

After a busy weekend that included a Hanson concert, a movie night at my church, and the usual Sunday services, I came down with a swirling headache that quickly evolved into a slew of wacky symptoms. On July 26th, I tested positive. That morning, actually, I was scheduled to have my 90-Day Review at work. …

30+ Day Check-in

I have been at my current job for 52 days! I have made it past the 30-day review. I have carried out my first campus Night of Worship. I have auditioned a vocalist and met with a potential acoustic player. I have navigated vocal rest and volunteers' vacation schedules. I have co-hosted TWICE. One of …

Diet Update

Over the last month, I have adopted a (mostly) plant-based diet. I use the word mostly because after I discovered I had an adult-onset gluten allergy, my personal choice about any diet modifications going forward was that I would have the attitude of "everything else is negotiable." I will always be gluten-free. Perhaps one day …

Unplugged Summer

It's true: I am back on a social media "detox." I hadn't necessarily planned this ahead of time, but I found myself having a really difficult time mental-health-wise in June, and decided it would be best to take a step back for the season. I'm not sure if I will be offline for the entire …