Category Archives: Thoughts

Because She Says it Better…

“I have a thing for California, possibly because the four years I lived there during college were the wildest and most disorienting years, punctuated by some of the sweetest moments in all my life. Possibly because California, both in its … Continue reading

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A Semester in Review

I spend a lot of time looking back. Sure, sometimes it’s distracting to look over your shoulder; sometimes doing so provides prolific insight and understanding, focus and purpose. I like to see lessons learned. Because I’m infinitely skilled at forgetting, I … Continue reading

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Fruit that Lasts

written last Saturday I’m sleepy. Today I spent hours outside photographing the new additions to my summer line. I lost myself in the process of shooting, styling, uploading, editing, listing, and promoting. As I’m snuggling into bed after a long … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Home: Leaving, Making, and Building It

I’ve learned the art making myself at home. It’s what people tell you to do when you walk through their doorway, especially if you are watching their children or feeding their cats for a week. Between housesitting, traveling, moving, and … Continue reading

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Link Love

I haven’t shared any links in awhile, so here goes. First, I’ve been super music-crushing over The Civil Wars. Okay, maybe I’m 10 years behind on them (except, I remember seeing their Poison and Wine video a longgg time ago … Continue reading

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Nothing Wasted

Oh heart of mine, you want and love so many things. You love the resounding heartbeat of the City, brimming with both opportunity and devastation. You love the textured hills and blazing sun of California, rich with color and ruggedness. … Continue reading

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Simple

Suddenly, life is more simple. After a mad dash out of Chicago – a blur of late nights studying, goodbyes, exams, room checks, and packing packing packing and a race across the country: two days of driving 16+ hours and … Continue reading

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