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  • The Great Family Road Trip Through Scotland

    Do you ever have one of those trips that you know will be the trip you look back on for decades to come and say, “Now that was the trip of a lifetime,”? Our family road trip through Scotland was that trip for me. For one…

  • Visiting Dia:Beacon in Beacon, New York

    If you’re looking for the perfect escape from New York City, head to Dia:Beacon. An hour and a half from NYC and just a quick train ride on Metro-North, Dia:Beacon makes a great day trip from NYC, especially if you love art. About Dia:Beacon Housed…

  • My Mental Health Journey: What You Don’t See

    I have anxiety and depression. And standing before you, you might not guess it. You see, mental illness is often invisible to the outside world. On a good day, it’s a distant memory of my past. On a bad day, it’s attacking my mind and…

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    A Snowy Weekend in the Berkshires

    In need of a weekend escape from NYC, my gracious and lovely friend Kate invited me up to stay with her in the Berkshires for the weekend. It was the day after the most recent noreaster so we were greeted with a beautifully snowy train…

  • Inside St. Paul’s Cathedral with Reformation Lates

    It’s rare that you see photos of the interior of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. With the exception of a couple days a year, photography is not permitted inside of St. Paul’s, London’s historic cathedral. My time in London was lucky enough to coincide with…

  • Gallery Hopping in Chelsea

    One of my favorite activities of late has been gallery hopping in Chelsea. It’s the perfect way to spend an afternoon in NYC if you love art and wandering—especially if you don’t want to pay museum admissions or fight museum crowds. My mom was in…

  • Christmas in Tampa

    This year, as with almost every year, I spent Christmas in Tampa, Florida. Christmas 2016 was a balmy, summery 86°. Thank goodness Christmas this year was a more moderate one. Still necessitating short sleeves, but not leaving me sweating! I don’t see myself ever living…

  • Embrace Who You Are

    I’m weird. I’ve never had a ton of friends. I don’t like to go out. I don’t love the taste of alcohol or the way it makes me feel and would much rather spend my time drinking tea and reading/watching Netflix or hanging out with a…