October 2014

Postcard from Bidwell Park

One of the best things about attending Chico State (other than all of those parties) was Bidwell Park: the third largest municipal park in the United States was just a short bike ride from campus. We spent lazy sunny afternoons splashing around in One Mile Swimming Hole and reading magazines where the sunshine broke through […]

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Cruising up the Sacramento River

One of the things that is always a challenge for me when I go home is not falling into a rut. I usually go back to Sacramento for three to five days: just enough time to see my family, catch up with friends and squeeze in at least one lazy afternoon by the pool. There […]

October 8, 2014 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 10.3.14

One of the reasons why I blog is simply to have the space to write: getting things “on paper” helps me to process my feelings and organize my thoughts. I also love having a record of my life over the past few years: a place that holds all of my stories, my photos, the ups […]

October 3, 2014 Continue reading…

Postcard from Chico State

One of the highlights of going back to California was visiting my alma mater: California State University, Chico. Not only did I have an absolutely amazing time during my four years in Chico, but the vast majority of my friends in New York City also went to Chico State. There are about 20 alumni who […]

October 2, 2014 Continue reading…

Notes on going home with someone new

Since I moved to New York City, I haven’t gone home for Thanksgiving or Christmas or my birthday: the flights are expensive, the airports are crowded, the weather can be harsh. Instead, I’ve made the journey west in late spring or early fall: California is sunny and mild, with tomatoes on the vine or flowers […]

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