Zoo Lights: A Tradition

Every year we go to Zoo Lights. Zoo Lights is the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Christmas event every year. They light up tons of really pretty displays across the zoo and you can walk around while seeing all the bright lights, shining colors and very impressive displays. Some people like Woodland Park’s Christmas lights […]

Read More

Reindeer

This is what I did 2 weeks ago for my weekend away from real life! I went to a Reindeer Farm in Leavenworth, WA. I mean, Leavenworth itself is super fun–tiny Bavarian-inspired village. What’s not to like? So my mom, aunt and I went for a weekend getaway; had fun shopping, wandering and just enjoying […]

Read More

What Summer Should Be

Earlier this summer (back before all the smoke & wildfires), back at the beginning of July, I took a trip down to Des Moines. It’s south of Seattle and has a little marina and some nice breezes in the evening. It’s beautiful and has some great views if you catch the right time of day […]

Read More

Centering on Self

Sometimes life hits you really hard, and then you realize you’re pushing too hard and need to take a break. That’s what happened to me over the last 2 weeks. It’s been hellaciously stressful at work, and that paired with just general pushing myself too far (which is pretty common for me) led to a […]

Read More

Kitty Birthday

Thorin Oakenkitten is 1 year old today! April Fools Day, and it’s his birthday. So, of course, he’s getting extra treats and lots of extra love (as though he weren’t 100% spoiled all the rest of the time, too). And he’s just the cutest kitty-cat that I’ve ever had for the moment. All in all, […]

Read More

Oregon Zoo

These are my favorite photos from my visit to the Oregon Zoo in Portland at the end of January. Of course, they are all cats. (shocking, I know) But regardless, it was nice to get to see so many beautiful and powerful cats in one place in one day. It was bitterly cold–for me–but most […]

Read More