Reagan; Man, Legend, Inspiration

An hour south of Santa Barbara, inland from the gorgeous 101, nesting peacefully atop a hill, overlooking a one of a kind view of Simi Valley rests the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Since we moved north to Santa Barbara, I had been dying to go and finally, one Sunday we got our chance.…

Tough Mudder #3: Temecula, CA

When’s the last time you did something for the first time? Standing at the starting line for my third Tough Mudder, my adrenaline was racing as I listened to Sean give his pre-race speech. “When is the last time you did something for the first time? I challenge you to do something for the first…

Less Stuff, Less Stress.

One of my goals for the year was to completely de-clutter my life. Not only did I want to downsize the amount of ‘things’ I had but also the amount of negative energy and relationships I had. It’s only half way through 2015 (that sounds scary) but I feel like I’m making a great stride…

The Life You Choose.

If someone would have told me – “When you’re twenty four, you will be spending a lovely Sunday afternoon, eating an authentic and fresh burrito at a Farmers Market in a small Southern California beach town with the most genuine and handsome of men” I would have probably laughed in your face. It is no…

The Good Old Days

“I wish there was a way to know we were in the good old days before we left them.” It’s a quote from The Office and since first hearing it a few years back, it’s created an eerily beautiful sting in my chest. I recently said this to someone who in turn said to me…

let’s run wild.

I fall in love every time I board a plane or take a drive beyond the city limits. I love this world so much. I am in love with these places all around me- they capture me, draw me in and inspire me to want to be a person of worth. Recently, I found myself…

23 Things I Learned at 23.

Why is everyone always hatin’ on twenty-three? I for one thought it was a fabulous year. Old enough to be considered an “adult” yet still in the early twenties category so you can get away with things. Literally caught somewhere in the middle of your early twenties, twenty three is freakin’ awesome. I can’t even…