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 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 I delve into my photography kick, I am becoming fascinated with light. I stand awkwardly with camera in hand and observe the way light filters through one medium, or is blocked by another. Then, I scrunch my face as I hold my camera up to my eye and futz with the aperture, contemplating how […]Read more "My latest fascination"
Happy New Year! According to one legend, Pig overslept on the day of the Jade Emperor’s party, and thus was the twelfth and last to arrive. Perhaps that explains my brother’s proclivity for sleeping in. On the other hand, my mom insists that since it is the year of the pig, all pigs will bring […]Read more "Happy Chinese New Year 2019"
The first place that Dane and I ever talked about visiting was New Orleans. Four years and just under 20 countries later, we finally made it. Seriously, we flew around the world before we made it to NOLA. It was glorious. Rich food, incredible musicians, charming architecture, what’s not to love? Things I learned/recommendations in […]Read more "Please don’t stop the music"