Girlfriends

Sometimes you just need a day with one of your best girlfriends. Today was that day for me. I woke up in a funk and honestly had been in a bit of a funk for a couple of days. I was trying to make myself go for beach walks, cook healthy food, sleep and just …

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Labor Day Weekend

Two close guy friends came into town for the long weekend. We had a ton of fun, but it was an odd weekend. Let me explain. So Sam came in town Thursday to Sunday and Truc overlapped Saturday to Tuesday. Sam and I cruised down to Baja for a day trip on Friday. We ate …

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Road Trip

This was my final trip of this summer season. Lucy and I road tripped up to San Francisco for five days to visit my friends I was in Morocco with and then down to Santa Barbara for 2-3 days to see one of my best friends. I had never driven that far in the car …

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Summertime

I love summer! It is easily my favorite season. Wow! This summer did NOT disappoint. I have been traveling a ton, hanging with so many close friends, both who live in town and who have come to visit and seriously just laughed my way through this whole season. Best part is it's not even over …

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Fishing

I met a friend when I was traveling in Fiji, like six years ago and he happened to be from San Diego as well. We've kept in contact and been buddies ever since. He owns a fishing boat and goes fishing all the time. He was tracking my surgeries and recoveries and told me that …

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Dad’s Weekend

My dad came to visit for the weekend and our big project was to build a farm table for my outdoor patio area. It turned out beautiful and even better than I imagined! I have been picturing this outdoor space for months. I brought back a rug from Morocco with the intention of building a …

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Belize Birthday Trip

It was an unBELIZEable trip! We had a really fun crew and the whole time was spent laughing and exploring. We ate soooo much lobster and it was all delicious. I'm also obsessed with fry jacks now. Such a delicious Belizean breakfast option. We did an insanely long bike ride (like 22 miles long) all …

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My Birthday!

Today is my birthday and I am leaving for Belize tonight with friends! One of my best guy friends is turning 40 and our birthdays are a little over a week apart so he wanted to do a combined bday trip. Good idea! My parents sent an awesome birthday package, so I opened presents this …

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Inspirational Writing

When I came back from my trip, I spent a lot of time reflecting and journaling. This is one of the posts I wrote: This trip was so special. It's been something I’ve been thinking about doing for two years now. I would dream about it while on bed rest. But somehow once it approached, …

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A Meaningful Experience

"A meaningful experience is a glass of wine. It needs to breathe and open up; it can only be fully appreciated when you return to it later." -Noelle Hancock My trip to Portugal and Morocco was most definitely a meaningful experience. I suspect I'll return to the memories many times as it was just one …

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