Whether or not I am aware of it, the timing of my life is perfect. I was driving to work tonight when I thought I saw some green lights in the sky out of the corner of my eye. It was very reminiscent of the shade of the Northern Lights in Iceland, and I thought, … More timing


I turned 30-years-young today! Wanted to publish something before the clock strikes midnight. Will elaborate and polish a version of this later, but wanted to just get it started here. I caught myself thinking back to my 20th birthday, and I can’t remember my 10th birthday. I realized that whenever I turn the next decades … More thirty!


My life has pleasantly and (sometimes) painstakingly surprised me. This past decade has been such a whirlwind. It’s hard to summarize in a collage or in (several) journal entries. I think the biggest overall lesson that I have learned is: life can, and will, surprise you. In college, I did random zumba and kick boxing … More surprises


The smallest detail can make the biggest impact. I’ve been wearing glasses since as early as the 8th grade. I’ve always enjoyed dark frames. At this year’s eye exam, I chose to go with a clear frame for the first time. I wanted to change up my style a bit and go for something fresh. … More framing

finding my balance

“Only the paradox comes anywhere near to comprehending the fullness of life.” -Carl Jung I heard this quote while listening to yet another one of Brene Brown’s incredible books, “Braving the Wilderness.” I’ve been a huge fan of her work for a long time, and I must say, she hit another one right out of … More finding my balance