I’m sitting in an airport as I type this – belly full with a warm chocolate croissant that I washed down with a hot chocolate, the theme for this trip back to Nebraska for the holidays being decadence, and “treat yo self” the mantra. Classic, distinctly airport-y Christmas music is playing over the loud speaker, […]
I can still remember when I thought that phrase and life stage – one’s ‘twenties’ – felt light years away; like a true indication of adulthood. And now that I’m well and truly there, three years into my third decade, I’ve had that universal epiphany. You know – the one where it suddenly hits you […]
Well everyone, it has been one week since I COMPLETED my 30-day Bikram yoga challenge: 30 classes in 30 days! If you follow me on Instagram or read my first post about this yoga challenge, you’ll know I was really nervous about the prospect of practicing hot yoga every single day for a month straight. […]
. . . Do you ever consider how quickly we humans adapt to things? How easily ‘new’ becomes ‘normal’? All of the sudden, today, when I was sitting at the beach on a mound of sand I’d piled up to try to avoid the high tides, barely even noticing the once-novel scent of my coconut […]
Today, I am beginning a 30 day Bikram Yoga challenge, during which I will practice hot yoga at my local studio every day for 30 days straight.
“I must be a mermaid… I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”
We had a ton of great photos of my family, Christian and I from the Paradise Cove Luau , as well as from the Lanikai pillboxes hike we did – so I decided to just share them all in one blog post. My family has been doing all sorts of activities and hikes while they’re […]
We had the best staycation at The Modern Honolulu.
I always hoped love could feel like this. This = As easy as breathing. Like the security of strong arms during a slow dance and the simultaneous heart-thudding thrill from such closeness. Like long drives across the country with feet up on the sun-warmed dash and a callused hand across my lap; warm belly aches […]
I have to tell you, I’m sitting here in a bit of a cold sweat right now imagining what kind of mom I might someday be if this is how very “extra” I am as a big sister and even as a daughter…. If you made it through all these images and are now reading […]