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The Pearl (film)

Now that you are done reading the novella and have had a chance to discuss all of its themes in class, you are going to watch the film version. 163 more words


DSLR Weekend

This past weekend was the very first time I used a DSLR. It might sound strange considering I’m a 23-year-old with a knack for photography, but ever since I started taking photos I’ve either used a smartphone or SLRs. 903 more words


A Day in The Pearl, Qatar

Though I’ve lived in the Arabian Gulf for five years, visiting Qatar never interested me. When I hear any mention of the world’s richest nation, I think of anti-simplicity and wasteful abundance.  570 more words


Sushi-Chino? | Adventures at The Historic Pearl

There is nothing better than stepping out of your comfort zone and trying something new! I ventured to Botika Peruvian-Asian Restaurant for some sushi. I had heard rave reviews about the place and decided it would be a great place to take a break and have some lunch. 375 more words



Sharing a few of my favorite photos from our amazing engagement photo session with Rachel Serda Photography to celebrate our countdown; officially 200 DAYS UNTIL THE WEDDING.  54 more words

The Urban Vibe of Portland - II

On a cool, cloudy and drizzly weekend day in mid-February, I did a pleasant 12-mile loop hike from home. The goal was to take photos capturing the essence of Portland in the wintertime. 262 more words

Portland Area Hikes

The Energy of Spring

I’m sipping coffee from my City of Pawnee mug that my lovely husband gave me in celebration of my 34th year while occasionally glancing out the window at a landscape that still feels foreign. 804 more words