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Follower of Jesus Christ. Lover of people. Lover of animals. High Point University graduate. Appalachian State graduate. High school English teacher. AXΩ.

August 19

August 19, 2016 TEN years ago today (that's scary), I was about to start my senior year of high school at Southwest. I was excited but also terrified. That night I took my Jeep off-roading with four friends after Garrett Haywood's birthday party and got it stuck in a mud hole in the woods and had to be taken out through the window. I was adventurous but maybe not the brightest crayon in the box. I cried the whole night; didn't sleep a wink. I lied to my mom about what happened the next day. "I have no idea where all that mud came from!!!" I told my brother what really happened because he was my bestie and still is.

Today: Chanelle just texted me "Happy August 19!" This is our milemarker day, if you will. Every August 19th, we look back over the past year and all the ones before and see how far we've come and I make a point to thank the Lord for certain things that year that were challenging and helped me grow and the abundance of blessings He poure…