This is a piece I wrote 2 years ago reminding my readers of the tragedy that took place on April 16th, 2017. For most people, today is just another day, but for those who have a connection to Virginia Tech in some form, today is a solemn day; a day of mourning, a day of remembrance. Today we are all Hokies.
For most of you, April 16 is just another date on the calendar, but for millions of others, this date serves as a reminder.
On April 16, 2007, a horrific tragedy occurred on the campus of Virginia Tech; a world-renowned university. I remember sitting in Geometry class my sophomore year in high school when I first heard about the shooting. The overhead intercom blared with notification of the event taking place. My teacher at the time had a daughter that was attending Tech, so she burst into tears and left the room; cell phone in tow. We had a television in the corner of the classroom where we would watch the daily Continue reading
Hey, Hey! Another VBA! That was my poor attempt at rhyming and I promise, it will never happen again (at least not in this context).
My girl Kori over at Rambling Kori nominated me (almost 2 weeks ago!) for yet another Versatile Blogger Award. I feel like I’ve become that person at those award shows that keeps getting their name called over and over and every time they go up to accept the award, the applause dwindles more and more, and they start getting side looks from their peers as if to say, “We get the point already.” Continue reading