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Wanderings: California

Growing up in Texas, I never thought much about California.  I knew it had heat and deserts, oceans and hippies, traffic and urban sprawl, and I had all of those things already, while the things we didn’t have, like mountains and movie stars and earthquakes, didn’t interest me much.  552 more words


Another walk ft. castle views and spring weather

Today I had to go down to Princes Street to pick up a package for my mum, and because Edinburgh is just SO DAMN BEAUTIFUL, I took some photos…


Orange groves

I would gladly spend every weekend wandering around my own orange grove, the smell of blossoms thick in the air, intoxicating both me and the thousands of bees buzzing from blossom to blossom.

California.  March 2015.


California wildflowers

There are days we live as if death were nowhere

in the background;

from joy to joy to joy, from wing to wing,

from blossom to blossom to impossible blossom, to sweet impossible blossom.

-Li-Young Lee


Where have you been young lady?!

I’ve never actually been cool/badass enough to have this phrase shouted at me, but I feel like it’s what people say sometimes, and let’s be honest, it’s been a while since I posted on this blog. 93 more words


Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Though I’m always a little nervous when travelling somewhere completely new, I was verging on scared when I set off on my first trip to Plovdiv, Bulgaria. 381 more words


Wanderings: Sequoia National Park

For our final visit to California (where the Mister is finishing up a graduate degree), we decided to travel in a couple days early so we could visit Sequoia National Park.  520 more words