Pumpkin Pie and Holiday Cheer

In seven hours, my flight will be departing out of Dulles International Airport. In just under sixteen hours, I will be arriving in Berlin Tegel. I’ve only been home for five days (if that), and already I’m starting to shift back into old habits and patterns of thought. That’s not to say either one is…

(A Decade Later) – It’s Autumn!

That’s right, you heard it here first – it’s fall, autumn, the time of colorful leaves falling, pumpkins, pumpkin-spice lattes, hayrides, scarves, sweaters, cozy reading nooks and halloween. You could say I’ve been waiting for this season since the last time it bade us farewell and you’d be right. Autumn is by far my favorite…

Thirty Hours Later… Bali, Indonesia

So much has happened since the last time I wrote a personal post that I’m struggling even putting words to paper (and yes, it’s been old school style for this blog post’s preparation). I’m sitting in a coffee shop across from my old DC yoga studio sipping on some tea waiting for class to begin….

So there’s that three week vacation…

By the time you’re reading this, I will be halfway around the world from my cozy Virginia home, maybe burning my delicate skin in the Bali sunshine. You read that right. I’m leaving tonight for a three week adventure with three of my best girlfriends to sunshine, books and detox time in Bali, Indonesia. Did…

Entering a Land of Twisty Streets and Unhealthy Snacking

Ryanair seems to thrive on moods of spontaneity. At least, they benefited from my random booking of a trip to Malta with my good friend, Tay. Back when the sun was missing from Berlin for six months, we decided the necessity of beaches and warm weather was far more than slightly needed. Fast forward to…