Present //

In searching and wresting with what this blog is, what I want this slice of internet to be, I know I want it to be mine. And something that is so important to me,  is being present where I am. It is so easy to compare, to look forward, to be eager. And those are […]

A Week at a Time | 12/30/16

When life gets crazy or exciting or overwhelming or things change, I write. It’s always been this way for me. And so as an extension of this, I am going to have a weekly, “here’s a little bit of life”, post. From working in college ministry to life as a part time nanny. Date nights […]

Late Night Notes // Life of a Night Owl

This post was started many weeks ago and has been a work in progress since.  Maybe it’s because I’ve gotten more sleep in the last few days then I have in the last few weeks. Maybe it’s because I’ve just discovered some great Instagram feeds that have me all inspired and feeling creative. Maybe it’s […]

When Travel is Exasperating

There are definitely times when you are traveling that you may want to throw in the towel, to give up, to just have someone to tell you where to go and what to do and not have to do all the footwork for yourself. But that’s not what I’m talking about. I’m talking about when […]

Looking Back on 2015

It’s been a sweet year. Full of the absolutely, completely, unexpected. I wrote, I traveled, I worked, and looking back on all of it is leaving me amazed and truly grateful. Here’s a look back at the writing, travel, and a little life that occurred throughout 2015. January// The first full month of writing this blog! I […]

New Series Preview: A Summer Away

Last summer I lived in North Carolina. I worked on leadership staff at a summer camp on the coast. I took day trips and week trips. I explored so much history. I took countless pictures. I met lovely people. I set travel goals for myself (and achieved them!). And while there are always going to be […]

Memories As We Move Forward

I hope y’all have a feel for what I hope this blog will encompass. I hope you understand more my desire to share my love for writing, history, and travel with you on this small bit of internet. So let’s get started shall we? The next series of posts will primarily be sharing words about and pictures […]

Why Am I Writing a Blog?

This is a question I have mulled over and audibly asked myself and wrestled with and laughed at and pushed to the back of my mind until the process repeats itself, more times than I can count. Do I just believe I have so much to offer readers? Certainly not. Is it because I need […]

Resolute

Firmly resolved or determined; set in purpose or opinion. Actions of 2015: Get a passport {take the next step} Birthday location {I have previously resolved to spend every birthday in my 20’s in a different state or country} Run a half marathon {see also number 7} Good things jar {remember and record} Be intentional about monthly […]