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

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

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

Open, spontaneous weekend + Treasure Island flea market + Pride parade

And just like that, it’s Monday and another summer weekend has flown by! Last week I was on the road for work in D.C. It was pretty hectic and filled with meetings + drinks/dinners + lots of time on the airplane…the good part was getting to soak in the warm summer on the east coast … More Open, spontaneous weekend + Treasure Island flea market + Pride parade

Summer solstice solo hike + All Day I Dream festival

Hey you guys! This past weekend hit my happy spot as I spent almost every waking minute in the sunny outdoors. There was a good mix of relaxation vs. partying, and being social vs. plenty of “me” time. Let’s get into it: Friday: Summer solstice solo hike Last week of work was absolutely crazy. I … More Summer solstice solo hike + All Day I Dream festival

Keepin’ it real in peak week + live art and surprise birthdays + upcoming month of travel + week 15 of marathon training

This was the highest mileage week of the training cycle at 38 miles! Not gonna lie, I felt a lot of pressure the whole week. The daunting 20 miles was coming up and I felt like there was no cushion to fail. I chose a 2-week taper versus 3- 4 weeks as lots of runners … More Keepin’ it real in peak week + live art and surprise birthdays + upcoming month of travel + week 15 of marathon training

Life energy + Spark Social evening + weeks 13 and 14 of marathon training

Something that has been on my mind is life energy… The beginning of the week was a bit emotional for me as I was circling through negative thoughts over a situation. I am the definition of a worry-er. I tend to stress about every little detail of my life –> you would laugh if I … More Life energy + Spark Social evening + weeks 13 and 14 of marathon training