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Fall Into Forgiveness: The 1,000 Mile Roadtrip

Pairs Well With…”Forget what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you.” Fall is a time of change and transition. It’s a good time to declutter, purge and start fresh. Sometimes things, even life, need a good overhaul once in a while. Because of the feeling that fall brings, it is easily my favorite…

Cake By The Ocean: A ‘Bama Bust

Pairs Well With…”Cake by the Ocean” by DNCE “What the hell for?” asked every single one of my friends when I told them I was going to ALABAMA. Besides Alabama being one of a handful of states I had yet to visit, I figured there must be something cool here to do there, right?  …

With Love From Sedona: Embracing A Solo Adventure

Pairs Well With… Being out on the open road Picture yourself standing, looking out into endless amounts of beauty in the middle of nowhere.  Alone.  You hear nothing but the breeze and the faint sound of water at a distance.  The world is still.  Just you.  Just the universe. In fall of 2015, I published…

Palm Trees & Retirees

Pairs Well With… “Snow in California,” by Ariana Grande, and a pretty amazing interpretation by me and my sister, Sarah For Christmas this year, my family felt we should do something different, start new holiday traditions.  I was 100% for this idea, especially since it meant leaving Minneapolis’ frozen tundra to celebrate our holiday in Palm…