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How we spent our 7 waking hours in NYC

Alright, so I basked in the glow of the mountains of North Carolina + I sank down into my roots while relaxing at the coast of North Carolina. And that means that, sadly, my time in my home state was done. But, no worries.…

16 Aug 2018
nyc

48 hours of exploring NYC’s Upper East Side: Day 2

Rise + Shine! It’s day 2 in NYC! Well, my jet lag was definitely not better by day 2, since I woke up at 4am, but that’s ok. I was also reaaaaally excited to get out and have an entire day to explore. Here…

23 Jul 2017
nyc

48 hours of exploring NYC’s Upper East Side: Day 1

It’s doesn’t matter where you are in NYC, you can’t take the NYC out of NYC. Alright, I admit it… I totally had my own preconceived notions about spending 48-ish hours in the Upper East Side. Fancy pansy people. Upper class storefronts filled with…

21 Jul 2017
lists

Summer in the States: All the things I love the most

It’s Friday + my love joins the on-vacation club today when she gets home from work! And that means that we are in major weekend, summer, and travel preparation mode right now. That’s a lot of goodness, y’all. Sooooo…. we’re headed to the States…

14 Jul 2017
culture nyc

fifteen ways nyc teaches me how to live

fifteen years ago today, i was a mere 26 years old. i worked as a special education teacher in asheville, north carolina. i was married to my ex-husband. and i had just been offered a job at a church in a nearby small mountain…

11 Sep 2016
nyc

Summer in Brooklyn 2.2

Let’s continue with the second half of our full day in Brooklyn, ok? You can read about the first half –> here.  We had totally enjoyed a relaxing time by the waterfront, overlooking the Manhattan skyline + decided it was time to get some…

27 Jul 2016
culture photography

ten on ten :: september 2015

hello + happy friday! it’s september 11th, as you all know. and it’s a day that will always be a somber one for americans and many others around the world. i always, always pause for a moment to reflect on that horrible morning in 2001…

11 Sep 2015
be life

empowered :: find your word for 2015|part 2.

yesterday i shared with you all my word for 2015: empowered! and, i also invited you to take part in choosing your own for for the upcoming year. if you haven’t seen yesterday’s post, or haven’t had a chance to begin think about your…

30 Dec 2014
be in the wild the seasons

celebrating summer

this weekend is the first day of summer for those of us in the northern hemisphere. *doing a little happy dance* the longest day of the year is upon us – a day filled with light (and hopefully sunshine!). a day where we celebrate…

21 Jun 2014