i’ve got my tiger.

I know what you’re all thinking: it’s about damn time. a few years back (and by a few years, I mean, five. holy moly I never thought I’d be old enough to reference five years ago as if it was yesterday) I … Continue reading

coming home.

hello, old friend. it’s nice to see you again. I started writing publically almost exactly a year ago. the plan was to have a one stop shop for my adventure photography, cutesy DIY projects, and silly, relatively irrelevant rants. in the blogger world, it was … Continue reading

turning back.

for the first time that i can remember, i set out to climb a mountain but didn’t make it to the top. the Persied meteor shower passed by my neck of the woods last weekend. it’s an event that frequents … Continue reading

what i’ve learned.

yesterday I celebrated my 24th birthday. my alarm went off at 4:30am. I popped out of my sleeping bag with a cloud of feathers. it’s actually my mother’s sleeping bag. it’s a shade of light blue that matches her eyes. it’s been … Continue reading

the face painter.

in the last 48 hours i painted 29 butterfly masks, 13 unicorns, 21 tigers, seven spider webs, two football team logos (one college, one NFL, zero Broncos, WHAT?), 11 hearts, three snakes, ten turtles,  six dragons, one bald eagle, one … Continue reading

the pursuit of happiness.

the pursuit of happiness. i feel like this term has been glamorized by Hollywood, probably around the time when Will Smith starred in a movie titled The Pursuit of Happiness. despite the overuse, i still like the term. i like … Continue reading

the solo hiker.

there’s a trail near my house that goes straight up. it’s the perfect place for a girl like me to play. unfortunately i lack many friends who live nearby and wish to get their asses kicked by a mountain 2-3 … Continue reading