red cup season.

one thing that i absolutely love: red cup season. why? you may ask. well, because a starbucks red cup nestled between my hands with one of those handy cardboard sleeves wrapped around it to deliver just the perfect amount of … Continue reading

a trip home.

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being home for the holidays at my house got me reminiscing about a trip grant and i took home to his beautiful home in pacific grove, ca about a month and a half back. it was such a refreshing break in the semester complete with pg’s annual fall butterfly parade (note the elementary school kids dressed up in fun and festive costumes), laughs and good food with wonderful people, and an atv tour of hahn vineyard. i am so thankful that no matter where we are, with his fam or mine, we are in for a truly awesome time.

it cant get better than that!

enjoy reminiscing with me!


“There is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it’s better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you’re fighting for.”

– Paolo Coehlo

bigger plans.

i was reading exodus the other day, one of my favorite books of the bible, because i just needed me some good old testament deliverance truth. and i stumbled across this passage that i know i’ve read before. and i’ve … Continue reading

the couch.

guess what i did today? absolutely nothing. well i guess thats a lie. i layed on this very nice couch in our living room, and i watched glee on my computer. i ate breakfast that my sweet roommate made me … Continue reading

c’est la vie.

london, england. paris… the city of lights. c’est la vie indeed. i recently got back, and when i say recent i mean just about a week ago, from a once-in-a-lifetime, makes-you-feel-like-a-grown-up, adventure-is-out-there type of trip. this little journey started about … Continue reading