In the summer in North Carolina, when I’m not drinking beer (ok, sometimes when I am also drinking beer), then you can find me exploring some of my favorite nature spots around Asheville. Asheville is located in the mountains of western North Carolina, and is known for its funky, artsy vibe, it’s craft beer breweries, and the fact that it is nestled in-between the ancient Great Smoky Mountains and Blue Ride Mountains. I’ve grown up in these mountains, exploring theseRead More
“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” Today is Columbus Day in the United States. It’s the day that has been traditionally celebrated as the day that “Christopher Columbus, an explorer from Europe, discovered America”. As kids growing up in American schools, we are taught that this is a significant day. In fact, Columbus Day is a national holiday… even now. For US Americans, it has been a day that has stirs national pride because, for white Americans, Columbus DayRead More
Inspired by one of my favorite songs from the past year + to celebrate Earth Day and today, I thought I’d share my favorite/most popular nature-inspired photos from 2016 (so far!). happy earth day, everyone! go out + enjoy this beautiful world! xoxo. liz.
when you find yourself booked for a 24 hour cruise, you start to wonder, “what’s the freaking purpose?” well, i’ll tell you: the purpose is the trip. it is completely about the journey. who gives a f*ck about the destination when you’ve only got 24 hours. it’s all about soaking up each moment as it passes. the whole point is everything that happens between leaving the harbor + docking again. and that, my friends, is some of the most amazingRead More
Last week I introduced you to the theme of the month: brave. Good lord, I had no idea how timely it would be for me! How about you, though? Is there something calling you to step out + be brave? Are you facing a challenge, a dream, an opportunity, or a decision that is calling you forth to make a change, to begin a new journey? I most definitely am… with the “threat” of suddenly having to move to anotherRead More