I used to hike alone all the time. My days off never aligned with those of my family or friends so I had no other choice. Plus, I liked the freedom of being on my time and going at my pace and doing extra exploring if that's what I wanted. Last summer I got away… Continue reading It’s Okay to Go Alone
Haru. Ramen is my absolute favorite food. There’s just something about a nice warm bowl of noodles and a soft boiled egg that give me the comfort of my mom’s cooking. I have taken so many people to this restaurant as an excuse to not order take out from them for the sixth week straight.… Continue reading Ha-who?
I am so lucky to live where I live. Lake Tahoe is basically in my backyard and although my usual trips up there are about an hour drive, sometimes I am hesitant to drive the extra hour to get to someplace new. I had heard about Horsetail Falls and seen great pictures, I really wanted… Continue reading Find Your Path
2020 has been a year that will be written in the history books. I haven’t been as vocal as I would like to be during this time in fear of saying the wrong thing but I would rather learn from my mistakes than say nothing at all. My heart goes out to the black community… Continue reading Emerald City in the Biggest Little City
Before the pandemic hit, I was working at We Olive and Wine Bar. Of course, our specialty was wine, but we did keep a few beers on tap. I remember one specifically, ‘IMBIB’. I remember it very distinctly because when guests asked what we had on tap I had no idea how to pronounce it,… Continue reading Three Friends Walk into a Mall
I like to have a plan. This summer is a little different. I can barely remember what day it is so there is never really a need to plan out every minute of every day. While it is nice to finally relax, it is a weird feeling to just go with the flow and see… Continue reading Sometimes the Plan is No Plan