Before the Earth Stood Still

My general philosophy is to take things one day at a time, and recently I’ve been finding joy in remembering and journaling everything I was able to do in the beginning of the year.

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Two Years Later

Two years ago today I arrived in the city of Portland. Sitting at home by myself isn’t quite the anniversary celebration that I expected, though I question whether I would have acknowledged the date if my normal life hadn’t come crashing to a halt in the past few weeks.

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January Cooking Challenge Summary

Recently I’ve been rediscovering the joy of cooking. It was a slow journey throughout the last few months of 2019, but in January I kicked things into full gear by challenging myself to cook every meal at home.

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New Year, New Stories

2019 was packed full of action- holidays, weddings, work trips, hikes, weekend getaways, festivals, visits from friends and family, etc. In many ways it was great, and I’m thankful that my life is so full of good things.

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August 2018 Roundup

What a month! August was amazing- I returned to Pittsburgh for a quick visit, I went to a Taylor Swift concert in Toronto, I discovered podcasts, I had a visit from my parents, and much more!

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A Farewell to Pittsburgh

I don’t think there are words that can give Pittsburgh the proper good-bye it deserves from me. So instead, I’ll move forward knowing that no matter how far away I go, or how long I stay away, I will always have the most wonderful city to go back to.

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July 2018 Roundup

July was just as busy as June, but for many different reasons. Moving, traveling, hiking, and reading kept me on my toes this month.

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June 2018 Roundup

Time flies when you’re having fun… especially when “fun” involves hiking, exploring, books, beer, and more! Here’s a roundup of all the things that kept me busy in June.

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