(First published in the Clay County News, April 13, 2018) I have some exciting news! My boyfriend of two years has been on a journey to the Catholic Church through the RCIA program in North Platte. This has been an exciting experience and I am more than happy for him to join the church this … Continue reading Journeying through RCIA — welcome home
Category: Jordyn’s life
Man, the struggle is real... Taking responsibility for your actions is not always easy, especially in the world we live in now, or so it seems. This is a struggle for a large part of our society and it is something I see as needing fixed in order to move our society forward and find … Continue reading Stop with the excuses
Man, the struggle is real... I do not like dogs; I am actually pretty scared of dogs most of the time. (No hiding the struggle this time; I made it clear and obvious at the start.) Where this fear of dogs came from I cannot explain because both my parents actually had pets growing up, … Continue reading Not my best friend…but maybe an acquaintance
Man, the struggle is real... Last week in my column I wrote about the struggle of losing a man dear to my heart eight years ago. This week I’m going to tell you about another special guy in my life, who sometimes I struggle with, but someone who is another huge influence in my life. … Continue reading Happy birthday Dad!
Man, the struggle is real... I am ridiculously proud of where I came from and who was placed in my life to help my parents raise and shape me into the person I am. Not to mention all the wonderful friends I’ve picked to keep in my life; they are part of where I came … Continue reading ‘Where I come from’
Man, the struggle is real... This weekend, I cried, a lot. I felt and dealt with all of the possible emotion combinations in a 48-hour period. It was a struggle and it was confusing, but it happened. I felt and found extreme joy, I felt happiness and I felt love and warmth from friends and … Continue reading All the feel(ing)s
Man, the struggle is real... This week I got a cool package in the mail. My friend since preschool sent me a letter and a gift asking me to be a bridesmaid in her upcoming wedding, and I was thrilled. Weddings are beautiful and exciting, and it’s wonderful to see couples profess their love for … Continue reading Timing is different for everyone
Man, the struggle is real. This week we’ve been talking a lot around the office about newspapers in education week, which has got me thinking about my time at Chadron State working for The Eagle newspaper. I went into college as an education major with the dream of actually being a sports broadcaster. I wanted … Continue reading Newspaper in education
Man, the struggle is real. This weekend I spent an excessive amount of time lounging in the living room watching episode after episode of “Boy Meets World,” which isn’t really a struggle, but it really does make me cry like it’s a huge struggle. That show is one of my favorite shows ever filmed. It … Continue reading The family (& friend) responsibility
Man, the struggle is real. Being a fan of wrestling is not easy. I started my career as a wrestling fan when my brother started wrestling when he was in first grade and I was in fifth. But, when Jarred (my brother) started wrestling, I wasnít really a fan. I hated it actually. I did … Continue reading Being a fan of wrestling: a struggle.