Random observations, sights, photos and more.

Next Door.

Have any of you read American Housewife by Helen Ellis? It’s a satirical collection of essays about house-wife-dom. I mention this because I’m kind of obsessed with Nextdoor right now. I check it multiple times a day and (metaphorically) jump… Read More ›


I’ve never been much of a beach person. This is because I hate sand with the burning fury of a thousand suns. The water is nice, the sunsets are nice—even walking on the shoreline where the water has pummeled the… Read More ›

Christmas in Seattle.

My brother lives in Seattle, so we (my parents, sister, brother-in-law, husband, baby, two cousins, aunt and uncle) decided to rent an Air B&B in the Capital Hill Neighborhood not too far from my brother’s apartment. The house was great,… Read More ›

Suburban Farm Tourism #1

I’ve decided to start my love where you live project by exploring hyper local agriculture/farming, mostly because I’ve always loved the idea of farm life (in a strictly hypothetical way). A quick google search brought up five “farms” within 15 minutes of… Read More ›

Love Where You Live?

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I had a baby (pictured below) and that’s turned out to be as time-consuming as one would expect. Even so, I had three major goals for my maternity leave (aside from taking care… Read More ›

Farm Dreams

When I was a kid, my dream was to be a farmer. Not just any kind of farmer though — I would be an exotic animal farmer with ostriches and alligators, and a generous one too, giving away baby chicks and… Read More ›

On the Road

When you’re a kid, you are constantly blown away by what the earth  is capable of because you haven’t yet mastered the generalities of physics or geography. Things like geysers or presidents’ faces carved on the side of a mountain… Read More ›