Halloweekend in Boston and Salem

Halloweekend in Boston and Salem

Ah, Halloween. What a complicated relationship I’ve had with you. As a kid, I couldn’t get enough of the hype that surrounded this highly-celebrated holiday. It usually started somewhere in the middle of summer with the premature arrival of Halloween decorations in Target. And soon to follow was the excitement of picking out that year’s [...]

Three Days in Ireland

Three Days in Ireland

Ireland was never one of those places I traveled to in my preteen day-dreams. I instead had my heart set on one day making my way to other far-off places like Australia and Greece, or more tropical destinations like Fiji and the Caribbean. This disposition likely had something to do with the fact that when [...]

What Sparks Your Creativity?

What Sparks Your Creativity?

Finding something you’re passionate about is no easy task, especially in your adult age. Taking the time to invest in it once it’s found isn’t exactly a walk in the park either. And then sharing the finished product with the world? Some (like myself) get full-body, nausea-inducing shivers just thinking about it. Not too long [...]

A (Southern California) Fall Bucket List

A (Southern California) Fall Bucket List

If we’re being honest, it’s nearly impossible to distinguish summer from fall here in Southern California, especially when considering weather alone. It remains in the high-seventies to low-eighties throughout September and October, sometimes getting even hotter when Mother Nature is exceptionally displeased. If it weren’t for the heaps of mini Halloween candy or this year’s [...]