Moving On Up!

Thanks for the opportunity to share my story on your wonderful blog!

Belle of the Carnival

 Jarrod Champagne reminisces about his move  from Louisiana and the new beginnings that were a waiting for him in Virginia. 

“Well, I guess that’s about it,” I said examining the back of the truck.

“Yep,” replied my buddy, as he and his brother stared at the truck.

It was a hot early evening in August. The three of us stood staring at the back of the small U-Haul truck which now contained the few belongings I owned as well as my hopes and dreams.

I had just graduated college, gotten a job in Virginia, and was preparing to move halfway across the United States to a city where I knew no one to begin my journey and chase my dreams. My goal was to get back into school to pursue a Master’s Degree. But, that was a task for another day. First, I needed a goodnight rest to make the…

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3 thoughts on “Moving On Up!

  1. This is indeed a wonderful post – there is a English saying ” “Real transformation requires real honesty. If you want to move forward — get real with yourself.”


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