Falling In Love..

I have fallen in love. I have fallen in love with the streets of a city, the buildings that create stories, the people who pass by, the ocean as it kisses the sand hello, and the moon as it pulls her away. I have fallen in love many times, and because of this- I have…

Sweet Home Minnesota

When you decided to fly from your nest, it can get quite lonely when you realize most your family and friends are back where you grew up. You miss out on a lot. You miss the traditional holidays and family cookouts but you’re also missing so much more. You miss out on the driveway bonfires…

SB Livin’

“My roots have grown but I don’t know where they are…” The best part of moving is having a brand new city to explore: new sights to see, new treats to taste, new wines to sample and more things to feel. I came to Santa Barbara kicking and screaming. I did not want to move…

Learn to Fly

“…Make my way back home when I learn to fly…” The lyrics danced around my packed car, as I turned left onto Interstate-90, taking the first step of thousands, making my way west. I was leaving the place I had called home for twenty-three years in search for love, happiness and a new life. I…

San Diego: A Story of Sunrises

One of my goals for the New Year was to wake up early and greet each day with a fresh and open mind. The best way for me to do this was to wake before the sun and watch her beautiful rays wave hello to the moon. Dave and I had been spending our final…

Like a Fine Wine

Friendships, like a fine wine, get better with age. Few things are as sweet as a good wine, a good friend and that Southern California sunset. It was the weekend I had been looking forward to for quiet some time- my friend, Brianna, was here to visit. As much as I love new friends, those…

away we go.

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. All you need is that initial step to take you from where you sit to where you want to be. Sometimes, that first step is the scariest step you can take. You can be a little unsure if this is the right direction- the one…