The last leaves fell off the trees yesterday. I can see my breath when I walk to class and I can watch the sunset before I eat dinner. Winter to me is a time to reminisce. When pawing through my journal a few nights ago I stumbled upon some musings that I had scribbled down […]
It’s 8:00pm. I’m sitting in my friend’s dorm room in Southern California, with my bags completely unpacked and a flight booked in 2 hours’ time with no way to get to the airport. It was way too late to book a shuttle that would get me there in time and Los Angeles isn’t exactly known […]
I have a stockpile of old journals sitting on my desk. They serve as the encyclopedia to my life. The thoughts I’ve had, the songs I’ve liked, the things I’ve done, all safely kept within a moleskin. Whenever I leave my house for the day, I always make sure to throw my journal into my […]
I grab a hot cup of coffee and throw my rain boots before trudging into the rain to hop on the next bus to downtown Seattle. The heat of the summer has been replaced with crisp fall air. The leaves are changing colors and the days are getting shorter. I keep finding myself cozied up […]
As soon as your feet hit the cobblestone street there’s a certain kind of magic in the air. The sounds of the market echo throughout the streets, fruit vendors pushing apple slices your way, men throwing fish over crowds of tourists trying to get a photo, and musicians pounding on pianos or singing old folk […]
I follow way too many travel bloggers on Instagram. What can I say? I love seeing pictures from other parts of the world and getting inspired to go out and explore. But nine times out of ten when I look up the details of all the beautiful places that fill my feed, it’s a plane ride away.
A few months ago Moab, Utah was not even on my radar as a place that existed, let alone somewhere that I wanted to go. But as it turns out Moab is not only real, but insanely beautiful despite its small town nature and middle-of-nowhere status. So I recently made the trip down to the […]
When I dropped out of my second semester of college in California and found myself back in my little hometown in Washington State, I had to learn the importance of getting to know the most important person in my life- me.