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From The Bay Window is a collection of essays and tangents written by

Samantha Crowder Ray.


Samantha is a recent graduate of Appalachian State University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in (hold your hats, ladies and gents…)

Interdisciplinary Studies: Individually Designed – Cultural Anthropology and Creative Writing

“Creative Applications of Cultural Anthropology”


okay!   so now that that’s out of the way….


Samantha is a writer, music-maker, and adventurer.  Currently residing in her hometown of Raleigh, North Carolina, she thoroughly enjoys eating breakfast and indulging in predictable romantic comedies.  By day she helps make bags, and by night she does world-saving activities including (but not limited to) painting her nails, pretending to be a great cook, and spending time with people she really likes.   She knows how to shoot a gun and skin a deer, and loves museums.

On the real, she would love to be a wife and a mom some day, while also writing, making music, and going on adventures.  Yes, she truly believes she can do all of these things, together, and happily.

There are a few golden gems in her life that give her joy and fulfillment.  Jesus, her family and friends, a good cup of coffee, attempting to cook/bake (what is the difference again?), and Real Simple Magazine are among them.  Perhaps in that order.

  1. […] am proudly, enthusiastically, and tearfully welcoming my best best friend into our family. Forever. Sam, my closest friend since middle school, is marrying Will's brother. How fantastic is that? We were […]

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