2 weeks with my brother in Pittsburgh + surprise visit with our parents!

Surprise surprise, I’ve been in Pittsburgh the last 2 weeks! My brother and I devised a master plan to surprise my parents in our hometown, which meant we needed a 2-week quarantine prior to our visit (my parents knew my brother was visiting but they didn’t know I flew from SF :P). I’m terrible at … More 2 weeks with my brother in Pittsburgh + surprise visit with our parents!

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

Holiday week with family in upstate New York + New Years in NYC

Over the past week, my entire family spent the holidays together in our hometown Poughkeepsie, NY. With our busy lives and living so far apart, it’s hard for our family to get together, so the week was very much a treat as we all took time off from work/school to be together. Our days were … More Holiday week with family in upstate New York + New Years in NYC

Work week in Chicago + weekend in Boston feat. lots of breweries

Next stop on my 3-week trip to the east coast was one week in Chicago for work, followed by Boston for a weekend to visit my brother. I must say, my project in Chicago went above and beyond compared to last year. I came in with a much more positive attitude and was able to … More Work week in Chicago + weekend in Boston feat. lots of breweries