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A few weeks ago, I stood amongst my graduating class of 2016 and flipped a flimsy yellow tassel from one side of my cap to the other. It felt momentous, at least in that it meant we would probably get to take off the itchy caps and leave soon. But it wasn’t until my cap was discarded in some dusty corner of my room and I had left to celebrate the occasion… Read More

Been thinking about these gorgeous waters a lot lately. Keep an eye out for upcoming posts on this incredible trip last summer! To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim–the rocks–the motion of the waves–the ships, with men in them, What stranger miracles are there? -Walt Whitman

The best part of the day on Halong Bay: the sun is dipping behind the islands, casting this gorgeous hazy light. Read more here. “Sometimes it feels good to take the long way home.” — Carol Rifka Brunt, Tell the Wolves I’m Home  

Surfers on a misty afternoon at Long Beach in Tofino last November. Read about our stay at the beautiful Pacific Sands Resort here. “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” — Ernest Hemingway  

Thanksgiving, for my family, has always been more about being together than where we are together. Of course, I will always demand that Christmas is spent at our home in Colorado- probably well past the appropriate amount of time for a full-grown adult to be going to her parents for the holidays, but that won’t stop me. Anyways, we have spent our Thanksgivings in places from Ireland to Kazakhstan, so I wasn’t all… Read More