2007 My mom helped me settle in my first week living in Seattle and we took daytrips to Mount Rainier and the Hoh Rainforest (I didn’t drive then). I only made it back to each of those parks one more time while I lived there but they’ve been on my mind a lot recently. I […]
Thank you, Alonzo Auto Parts & Wrecker Service and Crispy Printz for this fence of painted buses. It is an art oasis and I’m excited to see how it evolves next year.
I spent Memorial Day weekend in the North Georgia mountains and it was SO NICE. Saturday, I hiked Blood Mountain with friends. Sunday and Monday I went to a small cabin by myself in Sautee Nacoochee. It’s the best decision I’ve made while social distancing and I’m currently trying to see if I can book […]
I was a bit nervous when I was invited to hike Blood Mountain. It’s definitely a workout, but well-worth it for the view at the top. What a treat to sit on those rocks under the sun, eating peach galette and watching the lizards dart around. Here’s hoping I can psych myself up to hike […]
Feburary 29, 2020. Leap year! The most stunning herald of spring. 50 acres of fields, valleys, and hillsides dotted with sunshine. My heart felt so full being surrounded by 20 million daffodils- a truly special place.
2017, 2018, 2019. Every time I go, I hike down to the waterfalls (it’s always a dry, hot day and the falls are merely a trickle), then back up to the the overlook. I keep ending up here alone, and there really is a healing effect in letting your head empty out over the 1000′ […]
What an expansive view from the summit of Sawnee Mountain! I had to ask Jessica why it’s called Indian Seats, and she explained it’s the seat-like depressions in the granite. It certainly felt nice to sit on the ledge and look out. Azaleas grow horizontally out of the rocks. Little cows and little McMansions dotted […]
September 2019 I have been fascinated by witches as long as I can remember and my all-time favorite vacation as a kid was going to Salem with my Mom. I recently finished reading The Witches: 1692 and am now plotting out a mini called Witch Pranks. There are a lot of things to love here: […]
September 2019 Growing up, I’d visit Vermont where my mom went for her meditation/heart work group, and Massachusetts where my Aunt Barb and cousins lived. But I hadn’t been back to New England in 15 years! I booked a solo flight and rented a car by myself (first time!), thought I was going to die […]
When I said I wanted to visit Valdosta, pretty much everyone asked “Why” or laughed and said, “Valdosta sucks.” One friend elaborated, “The energy there is very dense and unpleasant.” Hahahaa! Only one friend had positive things to say but they were unable to come with me this time. I don’t know how I got […]