2021 P.A.N.D.A. Awards

You know, I’m late already with my initial 2021 blog schedule, so figured why not make my first blog of 2021 be a celebration! It’s time for the P.A.N.D.A. Awards! Started in 2015 on the night of the 87th Academy Awards, the P.A.N.D.A. Awards were created in a 10 minute time span. They were originallyContinue reading “2021 P.A.N.D.A. Awards”

2020 P.A.N.D.A. Awards!

Y’all, get excited! The P.A.N.D.A. Awards are back! Started in 2015 on the night of the 87th Academy Awards, the P.A.N.D.A. Awards were created in a 10 minute time span. They were originally created to celebrate people who  engaged with me on my social media platforms. However, beginning this year I’m pivoting to celebrating anyContinue reading “2020 P.A.N.D.A. Awards!”

All in the Last Name

I’ve been asked many times why I decided to change my last name to Hercliff-Proffer. To be honest, it took me the full 21 months of my engagement to decide and even then it wasn’t until 3 weeks before when Michael applied for our license and with much frustration told me that I had toContinue reading “All in the Last Name”

I’m Baaaaaack!!!

Well hello world! This has been a significantly longer hiatus from blogging than I anticipated. LOL. But I realized that while I loved writing, wedding planning took a lot more time than I expected. But it’s all finished and I’m hyphenated so I can return to my writing!. So let me continue on my firstContinue reading “I’m Baaaaaack!!!”

“Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep”

One of the longest running traditions for my family was to watch White Christmas on Christmas Eve. We’d get in after Christmas Eve Mass, grab some food my mom had keeping warm in the crockpots and all gather in the TV room to watch It’s a Wonderful Life and White Christmas. Since living on myContinue reading ““Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep””

#NationalComingOutDay2017

Over the past few years, I’ve shared different components of my coming out story and experiences on this day each year. But this year, I want to share some of the lessons from coming out that I have learned over the years to perhaps helps any one else working through this process. National Coming OutContinue reading “#NationalComingOutDay2017”

I’m Someone’s “Little Girl”

Today is the first day back from a life changing experience. For the past week and a half I’ve been participating as a small group facilitator at ACUI’s (Association of College Unions International) I-LEAD program hosted this year in Manhattan, Kansas at Kansas State University. I’ll be writing blog posts for days about this experienceContinue reading “I’m Someone’s “Little Girl””

The Paradox of Tolerance

I was speaking with my dad about my wedding and what he wanted his role in it to be, or not to be as it turned out. (He stated he would rather just sit in the back and experience the wedding. Kinda like with a baseball game or concert apparently…). Well, after going back andContinue reading “The Paradox of Tolerance”