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Travel {personal}

From October through November, I spent 29 days traveling – for work and for fun across California and the countryView full post »

Mountains to Coast {personal}

A beautiful weekend hiking in Idyllwild to being blown off the beach in Gaviota.View full post »

A Trip West {personal}

Back in July, I took an epic road trip through Arizona with stops at the Grand Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, and a walkView full post »

San Juan Capistrano Mission {Personal}

I’m on a mission to visit all the missions in California. The San Juan Capistrano Mission is about an hour southView full post »

Miami & Everglades {personal}

My college friends and I met up in Miami for a long weekend including a jaunt to the Everglades with lots of gators (notView full post »

Best of Instagram {personal}

These are my favorite posts of 2017 from my IG life chronologically – mostly featuring Neko.View full post »

2017 Jammy Jams {personal}

I made a playlist of the 25 songs that were in heavy rotation in 2017. In no particular order: The National –View full post »

Santa Cruz Island {personal}

A one-hour boat ride across the channel with some stops for sea lions, bottle nose dolphins, and a hammer head shark, toView full post »

Solo California {personal}

Following a work retreat in the beautiful Healdsburg, I took a three-day solo trip down the coast of Northern CaliforniaView full post »

My Family {familia}

Took some pics of the family on the most humid day in Illinois history. She just cracks me up. View full post »


I spent 15 days in India. Here are some photos of a country teeming with life.View full post »

Los Angeles, I’m Yours {personal}

A beautiful (albeit super scary) hike above Los Angeles.View full post »

East Coast Travelin’

Fall in Maryland with some of my favorites.View full post »

California Love

I made a video of my favorite photos I’ve taken in California – just because.    View full post »

Pool Times {Personal}

I broke out the GoPro for some fun pool pics with the family.View full post »

Nueva York {Personal}

New York in the spring is pretty magical.  View full post »

Big Bear {personal}

A gorgeous weekend in Big Bear where I learned to ski – and by learn, I hauled ass downhill at dangerous speedsView full post »

VW Bus Love {personal}

From Santa Ana to Joshua Tree back west to El Capitan and south to LA.View full post »

Shake it Off {personal}

Over Thanksgiving, I “produced” a video of my nieces and nephews shaking it off – with wardrobeView full post »

California Dreamin’ {personal}

Big Sur to Paso Robles to Death Valley and home.View full post »

Salton Sea {personal}

We took a trip to the Salton Sea – a desolate desert lake that is devastatingly beautiful with heartbreakingView full post »

Sailboats {personal}

I took a stroll down the Marina on this perfect Sunday night.  View full post »

Watts Towers {personal}

Towers in the middle of Watts – created over 30 plus years by an Italian immigrant.  A beautiful rebar and mosaicView full post »

Tristen Visits California {personal}

Tristen made a trip out to visit us and his grandma down in San Diego.  Here are a few moments we captured in film.View full post »

Kate and David {personal}

A little trip through Pennsylvania for Kate and David’s wedding with a brief detour to Delaware  – plus aView full post »