For the first time in my life, I'm pursing a creative lifestyle full time. It's terrifying and gratifying. I drink, write, photograph, put on events and make things. However useless most of the world seems to find those things, I love them. And cooking.And dresses. Important to know.
1,332 words in 37 moments in 19 cities since December 10th, 2013
Minneapolis — This park in Minneapolis is a beautiful place. You can hike to the Mississippi River. I have done that as well as stood on a bridge underwater in the river because of flooding from so much snow. It is...
Minneapolis — As I am learning to use this service and writing more from my phone I am noticing that I have received these little requests to extend these moments. I wonder if I would’ve had as much to say at the m...
Bloomington — My boyfriend, his best friend and I designed, built and hosted a three night party based on the last 3 chapters of my novel. It went over smashingly well. We used quite literally a ton of metal to bui...
The Gulf Coast.
A Venice like escape in the middle of the desert. Texas is odd. I'll never get used to it.
I wrote a book. Ella Cerulean, Book 1 of The Connective. Published it and debuted at a convention I've been attending for 15 years.
Hinterland Vineyards coming back to life. Spent some time in Western MN today.
They finally sent all the kids to bed. They should have an adult pool hour. For parents especially.
Make a wish! Had a great time but I love home the most! See ya soon Minnesota!
Sea Eagle at the National Aviary.
The sun going down over Pittsburgh. I've had tons of fun here. But I'm good at such things!
A stately beautiful home in the Northeast. If this is the northeast.
The Phipps has an extraordinary orchid collection.
My first time in Pennsylvania. It's quite beautiful.
Allegheny Cemetery. 124,000 people are buried here. Civil War soldiers, Lillian Russell, notable politicians.
No green but there is sun for Easter. Small miracles.
The right way to spend a day! Rawr!
Watching jellyfish is a way to be wonderfully calm. I could do it for hours.
I feel the need to prove I've gotten organized.
It's starting to thaw out, the Great Frozen North. Which can only mean exercise and spring cleaning.
It's starting to show signs of tolerable weather here in the North. Today I went snowshoeing for the first time.
Sometimes you get kicked in the face.
Where the train tracks used to be. I think I'm over winter.
Bismuth and meteorite.
One of the most beautiful things I've ever seen.
Today also requires a trip to Little India for more treats. Blah.
Sometimes this is the only way to survive the day.
Frozen Wonderfalls. But different.
Never underestimate the allure of vintage shopping.
The first day in a while that has not been doomsday cold out. Across the frozen lake I go! It's really tiring to walk in snow but it's very beautiful.
Exploring small town Wisconsin. Something really fascinating I've learned the last few years about Wisconsin is that many of the small towns model themselves after their "sister" cities in Europe. Which tends to make them surreal to visit and often quite lovely.
Sledding at Sunset!! So fun!
Cabining it -Ylvis style. Norway does not have the monopoly on silly weekends.
The tree in Rice Park is as big as the one in Rockefeller Center.
Winter Wonderland in Mears Park.
Standing on the frozen St. Croix River. Crazy!
Chateau St. Croix. Beautiful in the snow.
All the frozen details.
I do love snow.