My First Road Trip: Traveling for work, crossing the border, and solo travel tips!

Sometimes the universe gives you an opportunity that you just can't pass up. When I was asked by my job to go on a 10 day/3 city trip, I was initially VERY nervous. I've never travelled for a job before, much less driven almost 2,000 miles for a trip. But for the past nearly two…

June TBR, Travel Plans, and Life Updates!

Admittedly, May was NOT  a great reading month for me. I finished only one book, "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton, which was.... fine. It was fine. Didn't knock me off my feet, but I did enjoy it when I was able to force myself to sit down and actually read.June doesn't look like…

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A Serious Play, a Pop Musical, and What We Expect When We Go to the Theatre

When I moved to New York, I excited and eager to really take the chance to dive into the world of theater. I had been a part of the drama club when I was in high school and loved it, but couldn't find the time to keep up with it in college, and was always…

Week 2 and 3 of #The100DayProject – This is still really hard

OHMYGOD this is still so hard. How is that possible? I thought the saying was that it takes 2 weeks to make a habit. I just finished week 3 and I still wake up in a cold sweat at night realizing that I haven't drawn anything yet today. Ugh. Maybe week 4 will be where…

First Week of #The100DayProject: Thoughts, Plans, and My First 7 Drawings!

Whew! My first week of #The100DayProject is complete! I've had a lot of fun so far pushing myself to actually draw something every day. Wednesday night for example, I was so tempted to go to sleep early and just draw two things the next day to make up for it, but that doesn't count in…

I’m doing the #The100DaysProject !

Image courtesy of https://www.the100dayproject.org/Lately I've been feeling really dissatisfied because I realize that I feel like I have no time to be creative anymore. Between my job, having a social life, going to the gym, and running errands, it's easy for things like drawing in your sketchbook to fall to the side.I follow a lot of…

A Year in Review and 5 Lessons I’ve Learned

I was planning on writing a review on the book I just finished reading for the blog today, but my brain decided to take a vow of silence until I let it talk about what it actually wanted to talk about so here we are, folks. Here's a review of my 22nd year.I turned 23…