These are my brothers. We hang out. We have a good time. We look alike. Our favorite pastime is sending awkwardly close-up selfies to each other in group texts. The one on the left is older. The one on the right is younger. I’m the oldest. The youngest just turned 21. So they came to […]Read More O Brother, Where Art Thou?
There was great internal debate as to whether I would post about this online. I’m not wont to share much of my personal life online, especially in highly exposed fora of arenas such as Facebook. (I won’t go into it too much here, but I’m highly averse to the voyeuristic nature of Facebook and other […]Read More Rings and Things
It’s been a while. Hello, Internet! Hello, summer! A couple posts back, I announced that I had received a job offer. Then I promptly fell off the face of the planet. My Instagram account has remained fairly active, but the number of posts subsided, and my online presence at home took a deep dive. Let […]Read More Santa Cruz Life – Summer Living
No, those are not ants struggling in the water. Although I definitely thought they were when I first looked down the side of the cliff and saw little dots floating on the clear, crystalline blue Pacific Ocean. No, not ants at all. They’re surfers! As I clutch at my rapidly cooling coffee, my mind has […]Read More Dreaming of the Summer; Big Sur, California
Something about writing in the deep of the night elicits emotions and thoughts from the far recesses of my brain. It’s at these time that I feel most alone. When it’s just me and my words competing in a staring contest, and the words are winning. When the clock strikes midnight, my mind suddenly transports […]Read More It’s a Beachin’ Life at Stinson Beach
How does the saying go? Something about how it’s all about the travel and not the destination, right? Well sometimes, the destination is also ridiculously fabulous and worth just as much time enjoying. Especially if you can pretend that you’re living in the lap of 1800’s luxury. Ah, to spend a day in the shoes […]Read More Road Trip Down the California Coast; Birthday Shenanigans (Pt. II)
If you ask my friends, they would tell you that I have a tendency to over-celebrate my birthday. Celebrations can last a week, with food and libations, of course. From the end of September to the days leading up to Halloween, I call my friends out to have dinner and lunch and coffee. Narcissistic much? […]Read More Road Trip Down the California Coast; Birthday Shenanigans (Pt. I)