travel

Postcards from Dallas, Texas

Postcards from Dallas, Texas

I spent one of the first weeks of this month in Texas with my sister, visiting our grandparents. We did the same trip last year for their 70th birthdays, and I have to say, I’m so glad we did it again. No one cares about […]

Postcards from Ithaca, New York

Postcards from Ithaca, New York

One thing I’ve realized, when it comes to my blog, is that I get hung up on capturing the ‘perfect photo.’ While I started this platform as a way to get my writing out there, I’ve quickly realized that the visual aspect is just as […]

How to Be a Better Packer

How to Be a Better Packer

For as long as I can remember, my holidays have included crazy amounts of traveling. I have family members spread across the country. It’s definitely a blessing and a curse. It can be tricky relying on planes, trains, and automobiles- and I’m almost guaranteed to […]

Air Travel Tips & Tricks

Air Travel Tips & Tricks

I have an interesting relationship with air travel. My family lives all across the country and I fly at least twice a year to Florida to visit my boyfriend at school. I am used to planes, airports, and unfortunately- turbulence. I have, however, picked up […]

Rainy Walks 

Rainy Walks 

  My dad and I took a rainy walk downtown the other night to do some last minute Christmas shopping, to grab a coffee, and to check out the decorations. The lights down by the harbor are always so beautiful and it’s nice to see […]

Newport Folk Festival 

Newport Folk Festival 

Just over a week ago, Glen Hansard smiled at the crowd watching him play the Fort Stage, and announced in his glorious Irish accent, “Don’t worry about what note comes out of your mouth, cause when you’re singing from your heart, you’re always in tune.” Hansard, […]