Over the past few months, things have happened. Some of them have been super awesome (I’m serving on the board of my food co-op now!), and others have been downright awful. Sometime soon I hope to write some about the amazing things that I have going on in my life. For now, however, I want to tell … Continue reading persisting.

stuck in traffic.

Typically, my commute involves a short drive, a ferry ride, a walk, a bus ride, and another walk (and then again in reverse), but every now and then I have the great misfortune of having to drive the whole way instead. During peak hours. In Seattle. Perhaps it is worth mentioning that I’m not the … Continue reading stuck in traffic.


I’ve been married for three months now. In that time, I completed my first quarter of grad school; my husband made a huge, unexpected, and financially challenging career move; and we spent a month away from our home doing a total of more than 80 hours of driving to see both of our families. Which … Continue reading married.


Well, it’s certainly been a long time since I’ve made, done, or thought anything, at least according to this blog. As it turns out, I’ve been quite busy with all of the above; I even tried to write about life happenings a couple times, but the posts just never felt *right*. Today, however, I’m back … Continue reading back.

enjoying spring.

In keeping with the spirit of Western Washingtonians, I’m going to say something negative about our near flawless weather: It sometimes feels as though we are stuck in perpetual winter as the spring months stretch on. The weather tends to warm in only the smallest of increments from the already semi-balmy (from a Midwesterner’s point … Continue reading enjoying spring.