That time I saw a baby black bear run up a tree.

I've already recapped three parts of our South Dakota adventure: Carhenge, our cabin, Crazy Horse/Mount Rushmore. We stayed in Keystone Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, which meant we really only had two full days in South Dakota to pack in everything we wanted to do. I can't believe I thought we would be bored! ...more

A Day in the Life in 72 Seconds

This day in the life video was inspired by two blog posts I read recently: Amanda's day in the life video and Caitlin's video of her vacation in the mountains....more

Lots and Lots of Cortisone Cream

One of my best friends is coming from Illinois to visit me this weekend, and I'm so excited to sit down with her and just have a good, old-fashioned friend talk. I thought today I'd share some of that with you guys too.You all know by now that I don't like coffee, so if we met at Starbucks, I'd order a chai. Or maybe I'd finally break down and try my very first pumpkin-spiced latte! ...more

Blog Talk #6: Quality vs. Quantity

Welcome to blog talk!...more


*Project 12: A photo on the first day of every month in 2014* January...more

Mount Rushmore & Crazy Horse [South Dakota Recap]

So yeah. There's just no way around it. Mount Rushmore is freaking cool ....more

Life of an Editor [part 1]

A few months ago, Charlotte did a post titled "A Translator's Life"...more

I Did It!

I know I said I would have my "Life of an Editor" post up today, but I HAVE to tell you guys something amazing that happened to me last night! (This is why I don't like to plan out my posts. It always gets messed up anyway.) Earlier this year, I posted a goal of mine that has been on my 30 by 30 list: to be able to do 3 unassisted pull-ups ....more

Deer just outside eating fruit from the orchard

After leaving Carhenge...more

What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains: A Recap

As previously mentioned, I picked up The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr...more