October 10, 2014

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Annnd Somehow I’m 30

Today, I turned 30. I’m sitting in a coffee shop in Portland, Oregon. Just sitting here thinking – how the fuck did I get this old?! I have no phobia about aging, no anxiety about the 3-0 (I’m actually really looking forward to my 30’s), but it just feels like the past decade or so [...]

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June 18, 2014

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Finding a Moment of Peace in Kazbegi, Georgia

I shouldn’t have had such an obscenely large breakfast. The toast and eggs and yogurt and sliced cheese and cucumbers bounced around in my stomach until the mere act of sitting still was uncomfortable. But then again, I wasn’t sitting still at all. Like the morning’s breakfast in my gut, I too was being bounced [...]

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April 4, 2014

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DC’s Best Outdoor Drinking & Dining Spaces

Anyone who has known me for more than say, a day, knows that I am a sucker for a good rooftop. In fact, any outdoor patio situation brings a wide, child-like grin to my face. Thankfully, our Nation’s Capital and I are cosmically in sync when it comes to this topic; the city is littered [...]

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February 14, 2014

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Photo Friday: Hunting Island State Park, SC

In honor of Valentine’s Day I thought I would share a special place with you all. (Y’all if you’re fancy). It’s a place that I love, or rather, that I am in love with! Like seriously, madly in love with. I have dreams about it. If this place were a person, I would skip the [...]

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January 15, 2014

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Davit Gareja: A Place That Time Forgot

About two minutes into the hike I realized that I was ill prepared and horribly inadequately dressed for what lay ahead. The wind mercilessly whipped against my coat (a light “wind-breaker”, ha) and brought uncontrollable tears to my eyes. I couldn’t hear a thing besides thunderous billows of air stirring about me. I could barley [...]

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