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new york city

  • nyc

    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…

    16 Aug 2018
  • 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…

    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…

    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…

    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,…

    30 Dec 2014
  • nyc travel

    nyc: (day 4)

    “as my writing ambitions grew so did my fantasies of living in the city, in a lovely apartment with brick walls, lined with books. i’d spend my days in cafes and coffee shops, with…

    4 Jun 2014
  • travel usa

    nyc: exploring without a map (day 2.1)

    i reached the corner of avenue a, and in front of me sprawled Tompkins Square Park. its trees hung heavy with new growth, pollen sifting dreamily over the benches and grass, the dogs and…

    1 Jun 2014
  • travel usa

    nyc: alphabet city arrival (day 1)

    well, folks, here we go! the beginning of my series of posts on our trip to new york city! i am so excited that i could post everything right now, but i thought i’d…

    29 May 2014
  • nyc travel

    nyc quotes

    one of the reasons i love nyc so much is because of the inspiration that i feel from the people that have lived here. there is that beat generation, do-your-own-thing, challenge the status quo,…

    21 May 2014
  • nyc travel usa

    | avl –> nyc |

    I can’t even begin to describe how excited I am! Right now, my love and I are on our way to NYC! It’s my 4th or 5th trip to the city that never sleeps,…

    19 May 2014
  • atlantic beach

    a sun and surf getaway

    i have the pure joy and good fortune of having my parents live at the beach. they live on the coast of north carolina, a place that has been part of my life as long…

    10 May 2014
  • culture nyc

    Christmas to Me.

    Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is my favorite book of all time, so, back in September, when I ran across this essay that she had written, I knew that I would use her…

    24 Dec 2013