Category Archives: Me, myself, and I.

Personal posts about the expat life, community building, sustainable living, and other things that make me happy.

The importance of memorization:

I wish that my teachers had told me to memorize more things in my youth. Actually, that’s a lie. I memorized fifty Bible verses a quarter for 6 years. Unfortunately I can’t remember any of them, but that’s besides the

The importance of memorization:

I wish that my teachers had told me to memorize more things in my youth. Actually, that’s a lie. I memorized fifty Bible verses a quarter for 6 years. Unfortunately I can’t remember any of them, but that’s besides the

deer antler tea.

I’m sitting in my office, trying to shed as many layers as possible in a professional setting because I’m dying of a heavy onset of flu, caught on my trip yesterday to London through the horribly unpredictable British weather that I

deer antler tea.

I’m sitting in my office, trying to shed as many layers as possible in a professional setting because I’m dying of a heavy onset of flu, caught on my trip yesterday to London through the horribly unpredictable British weather that I

Boiling Peaches

Do you know what my favorite part of summer is? Peaches. Amongst other fruit the grand peach stands alone, a beacon of pristine beauty and fuzz. I love peaches. From the way their sweet juice inevitably drips down my chin

Boiling Peaches

Do you know what my favorite part of summer is? Peaches. Amongst other fruit the grand peach stands alone, a beacon of pristine beauty and fuzz. I love peaches. From the way their sweet juice inevitably drips down my chin

Finding Inspiration and Peace

This has been an up and down week for me. I started it off feeling really stresse, frustrated, lonely, stymied, and more. I’ve ended feeling relaxed, determined, almost joyful to the point of crying, and at peace with the world. 

Finding Inspiration and Peace

This has been an up and down week for me. I started it off feeling really stresse, frustrated, lonely, stymied, and more. I’ve ended feeling relaxed, determined, almost joyful to the point of crying, and at peace with the world. 

My Current Obsession: Houseplants

I am one of those people who does not lightly follow things. I can’t just watch a show for the fun of it. I am that person who will dive into the fan theory websites, who will incessantly talk about

My Current Obsession: Houseplants

I am one of those people who does not lightly follow things. I can’t just watch a show for the fun of it. I am that person who will dive into the fan theory websites, who will incessantly talk about

Amsterdam, you are so cruel.

I made my way to Amsterdam this weekend and lost my mind. Yes, I smoked a bit of pot, but no, I didn’t go crazy. I smoked half a blunt and nibbled on half a muffin, and that was it

Amsterdam, you are so cruel.

I made my way to Amsterdam this weekend and lost my mind. Yes, I smoked a bit of pot, but no, I didn’t go crazy. I smoked half a blunt and nibbled on half a muffin, and that was it

Dancing and Anxiety

Today I was feeling a bit bummed because yesterday was awesome and today was shitty. Not because I didn’t do cool things today. I met up with friends, went to an art fair, and ate a peanut butter and banana

Dancing and Anxiety

Today I was feeling a bit bummed because yesterday was awesome and today was shitty. Not because I didn’t do cool things today. I met up with friends, went to an art fair, and ate a peanut butter and banana