The City By The Bay

Time to explore. Time to learn boldness. A year ago I took my first solo day trip hiking in Olympic National Park, just up the peninsula from where I was living in Washington.… Continue reading

The One Year Itch

It’s been almost a year since I last moved. For a girl who’s moved every year for the past six years, the prospect of not moving in the next couple of months is… Continue reading

Does Where You’re Born Determine Your Future?

As you read this post, try to answer this question in your head: Do you believe where you’re born determines what educational opportunities you have,your career options, and  your average lifetime health and… Continue reading

Life’s Sweet Refrain

Life occasionally sends sweet moments to enjoy. Moments, days, sometimes even weeks of goodness strung together. These past few weeks have been one of those sweet spots and started off what I’m hoping… Continue reading

We Fall Apart (Isn’t it Beautiful)

 It seems like every day is a new lesson in how difficult it is to have truly strong and beneficial relationships. It’s been challenging to say the least to go from working in… Continue reading

3 Life Lessons Learned from Lines

Life is like a line: It’s a series of moments strung together to form a unique trajectory as time moves forward. I like lines. They help me see where I’m going or at… Continue reading

Introversion & Faith

Happy Sunday, Ladies and Gents. If you’re like me, today you 1) went to church 2) relaxed around the house and 3) realized you have way too many chores to do before Monday… Continue reading

1,000 Miles Later

Travel memoirs typically carry several similarities in their progression. The protagonist begins with a sort of existential crisis that prompts them on a journey of some length, traversing unknown or previously known geographic spaces that… Continue reading

Let Your Faith Be Bigger Than Your Fear

Pinterest is great for a lot of things. For cooking and crafts. For redecorating and dreaming about clothes and shiny things.  For planning trips and picking up tips. For inspiration, motivation, and that… Continue reading

A University at Sunset: Reflections Three Years Post-Graduation

I slipped into the crowd of students ambling from the parking lot up the hill towards their classrooms. Blending right in, I studied my surroundings and felt the atmosphere around me. There’s something about… Continue reading