Austin Travel Diary

My friends are all probably sick of hearing me talk about Austin by now. As I alluded to in my last Odds & Ends post, the Texas state capitol never used to be on my radar as a city I wanted to visit, much less live in. I never had family or friends in Texas…

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Like Father, Like Daughter

Father’s Day is tough for me. I usually just avoid social media, because it’s human nature to hurt when you see that others have something you don’t. It’s why people get so worked up about celebrating certain holidays that don’t fit into everyone’s lives. Don’t say “Merry Christmas”, because some people don’t believe in Christ….

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Odds & Ends – April/May 2018

After my travels these past few months, I was looking forward to catching up on reading, blogging, and getting back on track with my workout routine. In reality, I’ve been viewing apartments and condos, taking care of random errands like getting my car inspected, and now I’ve come down with the plague. On the bright…

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7 FREE Summer Fitness Classes Around DC

In the spirit of life being about *balance* (pun intended), I try to go to workout classes with my friends in place of happy hour or brunch every now and then. Finding free stuff is one of my *strengths *(sorry, couldn’t help it), fitness classes included – but this summer, the city is just making it…

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Taste of Seattle

“Summer” as a young professional is strange. The weather doesn’t quite match, everyone takes their vacations at different times, and there’s this odd feeling of anticipation for some unidentified event that never arrives. For better or for worse, I’ve fallen into a “weekend warrior” pattern. The short trips allow me to travel more and see…

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