Hello, Friends! I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend. Derek is in Austin, TX for SXSW (jealousss!) until Tuesday so I’m here holding down the fort in San Francisco. This morning I was awakened by the long, low-sounding wails of the Bay’s foghorn. Because we live within earshot of the Golden Gate Bridge, these feeble […]Read More
Ah, 2016. What a beautiful and surreal 365 days. Now, I bet I know what you’re thinking. 2016?! It’s almost the middle of January — time to shift gears to 2017. And while I agree, I just couldn’t bear the thought of moving forward before properly saying goodbye to one of my most favorite years […]Read More
Home is different for everyone. Home can be a big house or a tiny apartment. Home can be a temporary location, like a vacation in the mountains, or permanent, if you are so lucky. And everyone isn’t. Home is where the heart is, as they say. But what makes a home?
I think it’s the people, not the place. Stepping over that threshold evokes a special feeling like no other, made greater by who is on the other side. And a door is there to close behind you. A door is the first and last thing you touch when making the transition between the outside world and your home. A door leaves it all behind, if you allow it. It protects. It welcomes. It keeps the world outside.Read More
Dear New York,
My love for you will never fade. While it goes without saying, you were a great lover and your beauty will forever be carved in my mind. Your enchantment. Your excitement. Your incomparable energy. I will always remember.
New York, please know I’m leaving a better person than when we first met. And that’s because of you. You challenged me, on a daily basis. You taught me how to be daring. How to take risks. How to not settle. You empowered me. Because of you, I am more confident. I am more courageous. I am fearless. I am on my way to becoming the person I’ve always wanted to be.Read More