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Showing posts from October, 2013

Enjoying the beautiful weather - October 13, 2013

One of the local elementary schools is within walking distance of our house. We walked over there this evening to use their playground. Ethan loves walking outside!

Walking in the grass is a lot more work for Ethan, but it is a good workout for him, and we can take his helmet off! :) At the end of the video you can see his "almost" steps. :) 

An Amazing Sisterhood - 100 years of Alpha Chi Omega at Millikin University

I graduated from Millikin University in 2004. During my college years I was involved in a number of different organizations and was also proud member of the Big Blue Cross Country and Track teams. During my freshman year at Millikin I decided that I wanted to become involved in Millikin's Greek Life and in the Spring of 2001, I became an initiated member of Alpha Chi Omega. Most people who know me know that I am, and have always been, far from the sorority stereotype portrayed on television or in the movies, but a sorority girl I am.

The women that I met during my four years as a collegiate member of Alpha Chi Omega came from different backgrounds and life experiences, and I am proud to say that very few fit into the sorority stereotype -- they were so much more! Although I was involved in sports and several other organizations on campus, I lived with these women and they truly became my family. While I will admit that as the years have passed I have not remained as close to many …