california style

southern california is one of the greatest loves of my life.  i've mentioned it before but lately it's all that has been on my mind.  my father is from california, my parents met and fell in love in california, my grandparents lived almost their entire lives in california.  some of my favorite, happiest memories are... Continue Reading →

thoughts on: reflection

sitting on the den floor, drinking gatorade, and keeping track of three dogs appears to be my new year's eve plan.  yep, i'm sick.  i tearfully and reluctantly watched my family leave me a little bit earlier - truth be told i thought they were being mean to me, hence the tears.  except for that... Continue Reading →

thoughts on: midnight

sometimes you sit up late at night, with your sleeping mommy by your side, listening to beautiful music by gregory alan isakov, looking at beautiful images, and all is right with the world. because at the end of the day, and in the middle of the night, all i could ever wish for is here with... Continue Reading →


I usually love winter.  Getting bundled up, sitting by the fire, holiday music...I just love it.  Yet here I am, longing for summer.  Maybe it's just me being sentimental since graduation is near and I will no longer have "summer vacation."  Maybe it's because I'm considering moving to Southern California.  Whatever the reason, I'm dreaming of... Continue Reading →

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