Category Archive: Once Upon a Cotton Ball

Jun 25

How Well Do You Know Jess and Alex?

Well, the wedding quiz results are in!  First off, we’d like to offer our congratulations to Jacob Waid and Sarah Anderson for earning the highest score of anyone who took the quiz (including family): 106%! There prize has yet to be determined, but when we do think of it, we’ll give it to them over …

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May 14

Once Upon a Cotton Ball, Epilogue

We said … Today is the day. In just a few short hours, Jess will put on a beautiful white dress and Alex will suit up. With friends, family, and loved ones gathered together from all over the country, we will stand in front of Jess’ home church and commit our lives to God and …

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May 13

Once Upon a Cotton Ball, Part 13

He said … “And that’s the last one,” my Dad said, tossing the final bag from the van into the living room. “Sweet! Thanks for all your help, guys.” Dad pulled me into a hug and smacked me on the back. “No problem. That’s what parents are here for, right?” I sunk down to the …

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May 10

Once Upon a Cotton Ball, Part 12

She said … With one more deep breath, the final balloon was inflated.  I tossed it off of my bed and looked around my room at the balloon-covered floor.  I had blown up one balloon for every day separating me from my trip to Iowa—and from Alex.  I sighed and flopped back on the floor, …

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Apr 30

Once Upon a Cotton Ball, Part 11

He said … We pulled our luggage out of the back of Josué, Jess’ Jeep, and slammed the doors shut. I stood triumphantly in Jess’ driveway, looking up at the house and lifting my arms in relaxed victory. “Is break not the best thing ever?” I asked, directing the question to no particular member of …

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Apr 23

Once Upon a Cotton Ball, Part 10

She said … Alex was oddly silent as we made our way to the park. I was glad he had suggested a walk, because there was a lot on my mind, and talking to him always helped me to sort out my thoughts. I had another date with Ted coming up, and I felt the …

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Apr 17

Once Upon a Cotton Ball, Part 9

And then, out of nowhere, the words formed on my mouth. I had no idea where they came from. I just said them. “I … think …” I started, being sure to look only at the ceiling tiles and not Kylee. “I think that I like Jess …” He said … Kylee placed her hands …

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Apr 09

Once Upon a Cotton Ball, Part 8

He said … I knew two things to be true: I was a particularly perceptive individual, and Jess was exceptionally easy to read. The two of those in combination led to Jess rarely being able to keep anything from me. I suppose that was the reason I suggested we exchange stories in the first place—it …

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Apr 02

Once Upon a Cotton Ball, Part 7

She said … I slammed the door shut on my Jeep and took a deep breath, stretching my arms out to my sides. It felt great to be back at Cedarville, which I hadn’t expected. After the stressful end to the previous semester, I was worried that coming back school would cause those feelings and …

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Mar 26

Once Upon a Cotton Ball, Part 6

She said … Alex was right. Through the hundreds of thoughts racing through my mind as I paced back and forth in my dorm room after leaving Sid standing in the Bible Building, this one stuck out most clearly. Sid was exactly who Alex had said he was. I had just been too stubborn, proud, …

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