arroyo seco weekend

A bunch of us ventured over to Pasadena’s FIRST Arroyo Seco Weekend and boy oh boy did it not disappoint. Tom Petty, Alabama Shakes, Weezer, The Shins, ZZ Ward, MUMFORD AND SONS – among so many others. Granted, it was beyond hot – but the vibe was mellow, the people were ridiculously great, the food…

on embracing the new

I’m doing a cleanse. Emotionally and Physically. Or, my own version of one, anyways. Here goes nothing. Physical I haven’t had alcohol (minus one small glass of incredibly overpriced Rose) since I got home from New Orleans and this is probably the longest I’ve gone without drinking since I turned 21. It’s funny, as a millennial…

on breaking down (and moving on)

I should preface this post by saying that I’ve never lived outside of my family home. I grew up, went to college and survived the first half of my twenties – all while living in the same house I grew up in. There were always reasons for not making the leap into LA: I didn’t…

two years

Two years ago I suffered a broken heart that I thought could never be repaired. These days, I’ve never felt more whole. Here’s to the single life. And in my sister’s words…Happy Independence Day.

on changes

Sometimes I think I forgot how to write. Like I’m creatively handcuffed – stuck in a routine that I can’t seem to break out of. Which, in a sense, is a total tragedy as writing has become my own version of a security blanket. I still find myself writing all the time in my head –…

on turning 26

I turn 26 on Friday, October 14th. Five days. It’s almost weird to think of how different life is now than I would’ve guessed a year ago. I recently came across this photo that was taken in April of 2015. I was 24, had just been dumped and was on the tail end of recovery…