why do you always write like you’re running out of time?

travel happy and get engaged

Ooo, boy, my last few posts were dark and dramatic. Let's break that up a bit, shall we? In January 2015, my boyfriend (now husband, spoiler!) surprised me with a PUPPY. Meet Sully. She was a horrible puppy—don't let that fluffy face fool you. So we got her a brother. Meet Morris. They're bigger (and … Continue reading why do you always write like you’re running out of time?

drive out with the sun in your eyes

2014 tested my patience. That's the short story. The long story is, I had to come to terms with the worst parts of pet ownership. The vet costs, the sleep loss, the panic, the confusion, the sudden empty home, the lack of energy. The mind-numbing, stomachache-inducing, crippling anxiety. I've spent the better part of a year trying to … Continue reading drive out with the sun in your eyes

if adventures will not befall a lady in her village, she must seek them abroad

I did not get enough of Thailand last summer. The people, the scenery, the tropical weather, the kindness, the craziness -- it all left me yearning for more. I knew I'd be back some day. But I had no idea I'd be back just 14 months later. Yes, in a few short days, I'm heading … Continue reading if adventures will not befall a lady in her village, she must seek them abroad