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.

proud of 2013.

Last spring I made a list of 22 things I wanted to do in my 23rd year. Looking back on that list, it’s plain to see that I can’t put a check mark beside each item, but when it comes down to it, I’m still pretty proud. Watch as a I high-five myself for the … Continue reading proud of 2013.


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.