A photo of the Chicago Theater in Downtown Chicago
July 17, 2012, 32 Comments

If there is one thing I did to an excess while driving cross-country, it was taking photos. Between my new camera and my iPhone, I logged thousands of photos. Because [...]

The entrance to Zion National Park in Utah

On the open road …

June 14, 2012, 16 Comments

It’s dark, but above me I can hear the pitter patter of little feet on the floor. Little voices delighting in the morning. I roll over. It’ ...


Exploring America

June 6, 2012, 24 Comments

So, what does one do after making the decision to leave America and become an expat? Plan an epic, massive, awesome road trip. That’s right. My ...

Valley of Fire

Hello, universe

May 7, 2012, 40 Comments

“Mom!!” I scream into my phone as I drive away from Red Mountain Resort under the sinking Utah sun. “Something has happened!” ...

  • Solitude, standing.
    The (in)exchange of energies
    April 30, 2012, 24 Comments

    Cynthia taps on my chest. Tap. Tap. Tap. I can feel those taps reverberate through my body. I can hear the sounds echo in my ears. Hollow. I feel hollow. [...]

  • Cactus
    Daily Wanderlust: Love in the desert
    March 29, 2012, 2 Comments

    I’ve been talking a lot lately about the beauty of America’s desert southwest. Maybe it’s because I am trying to soak up as much as I can before I embark [...]