Category: Dude Stuff

Lent 2015

I love Lent. It’s my favorite season of the year. There is something about the quiet and the without-ness and the focus that is given to us for these next 47 days (okay, fair, 46) that I really really love. I grew up in the Methodist Church and so I have always known Ash Wednesday

HUSK : You need to eat here.

So as I told you last week when I listed my favorite Nashville fancy dinner places, HUSK just opened and has already leapt to the top five dinners I’ve had in this town. Me and these two jokers, Keenan and Connor, used this dinner as an opportunity to celebrate their graduation from Vanderbilt, though we

Teaching them to leave and lead.

Here’s what we aren’t going to talk about: the fact that a handful of college students I deeply love are graduating in a few weeks and leaving Nashville. I can’t. Someone mentioned it Sunday at the Vandy baseball game right before we took this picture and I was a puddle before the sentence was even

An Interview with an Intern.

Not just any intern. My intern. THIS intern. Yes. Connor is a girl of grace. Truly. [Duh I made him do that.] As you may know from my social media, Connor has been interning for me this semester. I love having interns- it helps so much to have another human working with me at Downs

Looking forward.

Sometimes God gives you this glimpse into who you want to be. Do you know what I mean? Maybe you’ve been pregnant and watched kids on a playground and it took your breath away because you knew that was your future 0r maybe you’ve wanted to be an actress and watching someone accept an Oscar

#CPCollege Christmas Party

I had a total other plan for this blog post today. But then last night was just one of those nights that you think you’ll never forget but you want to make sure you don’t by blogging about it. And so I shall. It has been exactly one year that I’ve been serving with Cross

Day 26: Boyz.

Happy Friday. I know you are expected five jokes, but really- this one is worth five jokes. So, be happy with one. Also, we haven’t had a serious dude joke yet- so this one is it. For sures. So I called on my favorite boyz, Connor and Keenan, to tell you a joke. You know

TOP 5 FRIDAY: Books for dudes.

TOP 5 FRIDAY is when we each list five of our favorite things, depending on the topic. Feel free to join in via the comments or by posting on your own blog and linking back here. Play along. It’s Friday. . . . . . You know, I’m learning as I go with this college dudes

Dudes like pictures.

A few Fridays ago, after I had posted the Top 5 Dude Websites, I ran into my friends Bill* and Bob*. Bill* said, “Hey, saw your blog today- cool links.” But as we discussed the nuances of having a blog that is mostly read by women but a few dudes sprinkled here and there, Bob*

TOP 5 FRIDAY: Dude websites.

TOP 5 FRIDAY is when we each list five of our favorite things, depending on the topic. Feel free to join in via the comments or by posting on your own blog and linking back here. Play along. It’s Friday. . . . . . Earlier this week, I stood around a kitchen island, drinking