Cozy, outdoorsy weekend getaway in Mendocino, CA

Last weekend was basically pure happiness. Joe and I wanted to do something special together before my 2-week solo trip to Kenya (leaving this Friday!), and so we somewhat spontaneously booked a weekend trip to Mendocino, a small coastal town 4 hours north of SF. We ended up having the most relaxing, refreshing few days … More Cozy, outdoorsy weekend getaway in Mendocino, CA

Surfing in Pacific + open mic comedy night + suburban Sunday + sunset at Fort Funston

Last week was one of those weeks that felt like a whole month jammed into 7 days. A big part was because of my work trip to D.C., which has become like monthly clock-work. Despite D.C. being my second home at this point, it’s still a huge task to go across the country and back … More Surfing in Pacific + open mic comedy night + suburban Sunday + sunset at Fort Funston

Social week + launch party + Halloween Burner party + easy outdoorsy Sunday

Hey hey! I’m blogging from my Monday morning flight to D.C. – it’s that time of the month again where I’m on the road for work. This time will be a short trip as I didn’t tack on an additional leg or weekend trip for fun. To be honest, I’ve been really enjoying this year’s … More Social week + launch party + Halloween Burner party + easy outdoorsy Sunday

Secret concert + brunch convert + Burning Man Decompression + Tennessee Valley hike

These past few weeks in SF in between work trips (a.k.a not traveling) have been really REALLY nice. It’s amazing how quickly our bodies/minds can adapt to situations. Only 3 weeks ago I was traveling to D.C./New York, enjoying the nomad life and thinking it was daunting to go back to my stable SF life. … More Secret concert + brunch convert + Burning Man Decompression + Tennessee Valley hike

Treasuring time at home + Hardly Strictly Festival

After my trip to the east coast, last week was filled with the usual getting-my-life-back-together shenanigans. With all my traveling this past year especially for work, my weeks home in SF feel rare and treasured (although I do spend the majority of my time in SF, but time stretches while traveling and I always come … More Treasuring time at home + Hardly Strictly Festival

Fall festivities in upstate New York + visiting besties in NYC + making peace with my past

It’s hard to put in words how filled my heart feels at the moment…I’m grateful for my family, my friends, my hometown, and these past few days of reconnecting with my roots and healing from my past. While it was a decently hectic week in terms of travel, I’m very glad I made the trip … More Fall festivities in upstate New York + visiting besties in NYC + making peace with my past

A whole weekend outdoors feat. surfing in Bolinas + start to freelance writing

Hey there, friends! I’m currently blogging from my usual hotel room in D.C. for my monthly east coast visit for work. It’s hard to believe I traveled across the country today as I was so head-down in work/emails all day. I feel like I was just transported here on a regular day and it’s all … More A whole weekend outdoors feat. surfing in Bolinas + start to freelance writing

Last girl’s night + Princess’s birthday luau + goodbye Anna & Ben

The weekend was the definition of bittersweet. The event surrounding it all was Anna and Ben leaving San Francisco to start their new chapter in NYC. We had several farewell events which were full of fun – it felt so heartwarming getting our different groups of friends together one last time with Anna + Ben. … More Last girl’s night + Princess’s birthday luau + goodbye Anna & Ben

Post-travel and summer blues + after-burn show

And in a blink of an eye…summer is over! Is anyone seriously depressed about that fact or is it just me? Last week was a weird, emotional, yet uplifting one…I’m usually okay transitioning after big trips, but after Nicaragua I had major post-travel blues. I think it stemmed from the larger fact that my crazy … More Post-travel and summer blues + after-burn show

Antisocial adventure + finally exploring D.C. + staying present with “limbo”

It’s been an interesting week, that’s for sure. After my spiritual retreat two weekend ago, I was “glowing” for a few days recapping my experience to my eager friends and coworkers – I was hugely touched by how genuinely interested loved ones were in hearing about this unique experience, and sharing let me re-live it … More Antisocial adventure + finally exploring D.C. + staying present with “limbo”