I talk to strangers. Regularly. Especially when I travel. I suppose it is poetic that our lives touch in brief glimpses, and that we walk away having learned something about the other, most likely to never see each other again. In these moments, when we don’t have a comfortable familiarity, I sometimes leave wishing that […]Read more "Things left unsaid"
Cross #27 off the 40 before 40 list: we’ve officially moved from Seattle to Madrid. On our very first date, way back in May 2014, Dane and I talked about travel. It was the first date, so we didn’t make any plans together, but we shared where we wanted to go and why. Admittedly, it […]Read more "We’ve moved 😳"
I’ve lived very happily in Seattle for over two decades. Don’t get me wrong, I still love Seattle, but I’ve been feeling restless in recent years, and I am ready for this next adventure. Dane and I are moving to Madrid this week. It has taken years of dreaming and calculated planning, as neither of […]Read more "We’re Moving!"
I love to travel. Whether it is for vacation or for work, the thrill of visiting a place I don’t call home excites me every single time. It is particularly energizing if I am visiting a new place, because I truly love exploring the unfamiliar. As I travel more and more, I increasingly keep an […]Read more "Travel Tips 2019"
As we prepare to move, I’ve been thinking about the things I know I’ll miss. Family and friends easily top that list, and anything welcome and familiar completes it. I also think about the things that I’ve wanted more of in my life. The foundation of this list is the thrill of building a new […]Read more "What I’ll Miss"
Growing up, music was such a big part of my life. Today, I am hard pressed to pick up my flute, but I can easily say that it had an impact on who I am and how I grew up. I love watching Dane play his guitar, whether it’s a song written by him or […]Read more "Music"