Photo Journal

Church with Tuscan scenery in Siena, Italy (March 2014)

Photo Journal

Stained glass ceiling of Gellert Thermal Bath in Budapest, Hungary (April 2016)

Adult Things That Suck

Despite almost constant griping between me and my friends, “adulting” isn’t all bad. There are plenty of things that fill you with joy or pride or give you an overwhelming sense of freedom. These include: Voting Eating what you want/when you want No curfew Things that DO suck about being an adult include: Layoffs Buying…

Photo Journal

This is the first picture I ever took in Europe.  That trip to Paris and Munich in the summer of 2009 set me on a wild adventure and filled my heart with a wanderlust from which I’ve never recovered. I took the trip with my grandmother, my aunt, and my cousin.  Paris was having a…

Resolutions or Bust

I’d like to say that I don’t set New Year’s Resolutions.  We all hear statistics along the lines of, “80% of resolutions are abandoned by January!”  “Resolutions are pointless!”  “The New Year is an arbitrary social construct based on the western understanding of time, which is a human-created concept anyway!” But the fact of the…

Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You

This weekend, I located a post on Pinterest titled “200 Questions to get to know someone” (unfortunately, it appears the link is no longer valid). Since we’re just starting out on this journey together, I figured it would be a great way to break the ice and get to know each other a little bit…

Acknowledgment Is the First Step to Recovery…

I’ll start by addressing something that I’m not proud of: this isn’t my first blog. I’ve started at least 5 blogs in my life.  Two actually had real posts.  One had many, many post drafts–drafts that I never gathered the courage to publish.  The other two were mere layouts with grand ideas and absolutely zero…

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to my small little corner of the internet! You’re likely to find a smattering of things here.  I don’t have a particular schedule in mind.  My goal is to write at least twice a week, and to let my creativity lead me where it may. I like food– so there’ll probably be…