HB and I have had a wild first year of marriage, let me tell you what. To top off this year, I spent the day after our anniversary in the ER and had surgery the following morning. (I knew the surgery was coming, but I guess my body scheduled it before I could.) Our wedding…Read more My tips and tricks for traveling
In January, I shared a bit of what was going on in my life. At the time of writing, I was not sure when the resolution, or healing, would come; the foreseeable future felt dark and uncertain. Concluding that post, I indicated that writing out my heart was forming a sort of closure for me,…Read more Seeds to Sequoia // Seasons (II)
I recently hopped on Facebook and saw a flurry of "How hard did aging it you?" posts. Though I am not someone to post that kind of thing on my Facebook page, I like the space this now-popular prompt provides for self-reflection. First Facebook profile picture, circa April 2010 I started my Facebook page in…Read more Age Up
I was absentminded, and lost my wallet. Though losing a wallet in and of itself is more of a pain in the butt than anything, I lost mine not even twenty-four hours after returning home from a study abroad trip. My driver's license, AAA travel card, student ID, and several souvenirs (not to mention a…Read more Thank goodness, for goodness.
Hey, guys, I'm studying in Italy! It's absolutely beautiful here, and I'm exploring and learning so much! I'm staying here for an extended period of time, the entire month of June actually. It's really cool that I can kind of put my roots down for a few weeks in one spot, because the last time…Read more Be a Traveler, not a Tourist.
I have been in a really happy mood recently. It feels like my soul has wings and is bursting forth towards the heavens. (If you've read one of my most recent posts, you can probably guess why.). The world is beautiful and rosy and shimmering in magic. On my phone, I have a collection of screenshots. …Read more Collection of Beautiful Things (V)
So, this post was supposed to be a telling of the Jacobite battle at Culloden. When I was in Scotland, my family visited Culloden, and it's haunted me ever since. And I felt the need to tell the world about what happened. However, I am just an American girl, and I can't begin to explain…Read more Culloden
I start my sophomore year of college in a week. I'm excited, but I need an adventure. A glorious kind of escapade in a wondrous, beautiful place. (My family did spend a week camping in the Adirondacks in New York. That was lovely.) I have this incredible desire to see the world, and if I had all…Read more If only
A year ago yesterday, my family embarked on a cross-country tour of Scotland. That was- and still is- one of my most favorite places on this earth. I've been a lot of places, with no plans on stopping any time soon. But there's just something about Scotland that captures my heart. I want to go…Read more Clans, Castles, and Loch Ness