Oh, Hello, New Year! Why does one digit changing make you feel like so many things are possible? Why does it make the hard stuff of the past 365 days seem a little bit more hopeful? Why does it inspire me to try something new?  The new year reminds me that I am so lucky … Continue reading 2017



After traveling for a few days in Amsterdam with two friends, we met two more friends in Zagreb. It was a great place to start our two weeks in Croatia. Our direct flight from Amsterdam somehow lost my friend's luggage (which was later returned), but otherwise transportation from the airport was easy. We met at … Continue reading Zagreb


This summer, we had the pleasure of spending two weeks in Croatia with some good friends. This was my fourth European country in less than a year, while it doesn't top my list of favorite stops, it was a gorgeous two weeks.  If you love crystal clear seas, rolling wine countries, and  beautiful, sunny skies, … Continue reading Croatia