A Really Big Year

5.09.16 In the 23 short years I’ve been alive, I’ve only ever had one goal for myself. Graduate from college. That’s it. I remember being in Kindergarten and thinking, “Holy cow. I have 12 more years of school left! And then 4 more years after that!” And then I might’ve cried a little because that’s [...]

Rhythm + Blues

5.4.16 Sometimes, it’s just hard to put things into words. After I travel, at first I want to tell everyone everything about it and then I get a little jealous and protective of my memories. I tend to want to hold it all inside because if I let it out, then my trip will really [...]


4.22.16 As a self-proclaimed introvert, it's hard for me to do things I've never done before. When I turned 21, I made a goal for myself of going at least 1 new place a year. And by new place, I mean somewhere outside the United States that I've never been to before. In 2014, it [...]

Talking is hard.

4.15.16 Something you might not know about me: I love music. Growing up in a musical household, we were constantly surrounded by good music, courtesy of Dad. Sting, Santana, Dave Matthews Band, Sade, Chicago, Elvis Presley (courtesy of Mom), The Police, Toto, Bruce Hornsby, Stevie Wonder, and the Beatles were all frequent guests in our [...]

Currently Addicted (the abridged title)

4.13.16 Things I’m Currently Addicted To That Are Too Good Not To Share, So You Should Probably Jump On This Bandwagon Too:   1 La Croix flavored sparkling water (current favorite - Apricot) 2 Darling Magazine (I got a subscription for Christmas and HOLY CANNOLI it will inspire the heck out of your life.) 3 Moleskine journals (in [...]

On Beginnings

4.09.16 I think the first post is the hardest one to write. I’ve been sitting here staring at this page for about a month now. So many things I want to say, and none of them seem consequential enough to be shared. Open the tab, close the tab. Whatever. I’m going to say it anyway. [...]