December 31st, 2016 The last day, well the last few hours of this incredibly long year. It’s been a crazy year in the world, from politics and acts of terror across the world, to the loss of some of the greatest artists of our time. Everyone is talking about Bowie taking all his favs with … More “This is what the truth feels like” -Gwen Stefani- A sort of year end round up…?
Im a 30 year old girl, woman? And Ive discovered the monster in me. Ive described it as a darkness before, a place that is familiar and comfortable that I turn to, and choose to get lost in at times. It brings out the self destructive tendencies, the drinking and the bad choices. Although I … More Talking with my monster
I’d like to make it clear that this is a personal account of my experience at the Standing Rock main camp. I’m not a reporter, nor am I associated with any press. I believe in the sharing of stories, and value truth above all else. I’ve found so much of the reporting on Standing Rock … More Standing with the Water Protectors at Standing Rock
When I first started this blog I was inspired by the Eat, Pray, Love story; the journey of healing and reinventing oneself through travel. Along the way this blog has been an outlet, a space for personal writing with the hopes of connecting with others. I suppose that I found value in these connections as … More Shifting Tides
Everywhere I looked I saw us. I saw us in everything. I drove the same routes and streets that we used to, just out of habit. Past our old apartment building, and restaurants we enjoyed together. I felt like a ghost wandering through a graveyard of
memories, places that still exist, yet we don’t. … More Nostalgia
Aug 30th Like writing a paper, times new roman 11… I wonder if my Italian family can hear me typing?? The door is closed, I hope not, I don’t want to disturb them, but I have to write, its been so long… Summer is winding down, its dead everywhere and I’m still waiting for a … More Short Stories on Leaving…
Learning about who you are, what brings a smile to your face, what sets your soul on fire and ignites your passions, what makes you feel alive; That is love of self. … More Love of Self : Part 1
Unique, quaint, charming; those are the words that come to mind when I think of Alberobello. This town located in the hills of the province of Bari, in Puglia, is famous for its small structures known as Trulli. Trulli can be found scattered throughout the provinces of Bari, Brindisi and Taranto, however the town of … More Travel Blog Series: Discovering the Unique and Beautiful Puglia. Part 3- Alberobello
The only way forward is with courage…the courage to move forward ALONE….and to decide that you would rather be alone than repeat unhealthy patterns, because that decision is ultimately a gift to yourself, a chance at finding something truly beautiful, and meaningful, something you are deserving of. And so you see why you must love yourself? Because if you do not, then you have no reason to face these fears, and nothing to fight for. … More “You Deserve Better”
There is a wonderful day here in Puglia where the majority of the Cantina’s are open to the public for wine tasting and tours. A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to learn a little bit about the famous wine production of Puglia as part of “Cantina Aperta”. A fair warning to you all, I am no wine connoisseur, this is a post about wine for beginners! … More Travel Blog Series: Discovering the Unique and Beautiful Puglia. Part 2- Cantina Aperta!