hiking · life lived well · the outdoors

hike: fort ord national monument – engineer canyon + oil well loop.

It's not very often that I get to see my friend, Elena. So, when we were able to make plans for a late afternoon weekday hike, I was thrilled. We planned to meet at the Fort Ord National Monument Creekside entrance. This was not an area I had explored before, so I was excited for… Continue reading hike: fort ord national monument – engineer canyon + oil well loop.

life lived well

two years.

Photo by Free Photos.cc on Pexels.com Today marks this blog's two year anniversary. It all started with this post. Yay! Over the last two years, I have blogged about my struggles, my joys, and the things that made me go "meh." Today I perused a few of those early posts and my, how much I… Continue reading two years.

hiking · life lived well · self care & self love · the outdoors

hike: toro park – east ridge trail.

Hiking is one of my favorite ways to unwind on the weekends and I wanted to share my adventures with you. Here's the hike I did with a group of friends on Saturday! traditional pre-hike photo, graciously taken by the park attendant Hike Details Toro County ParkHours - 8am to 6pm in March - time… Continue reading hike: toro park – east ridge trail.

life lived well · self care & self love

goals…or the lack thereof.

I just bought a planner and to be honest, it's not the planner I had envisioned it to be. Amazon's description of it was accurate, it just has more features than I had anticipated. It has sections for a life statement, a vision statement, emotional vibrations and affirmations, and thing of all dreadful things...goal setting.… Continue reading goals…or the lack thereof.

internet things · music and podcasts

music monday – listenings lately.

I've been on a Dermot Kennedy kick lately. There's just something about his voice, the story in his lyrics, the arrangement. Just something that is stirring and beautiful and heart-wrenching and hope-filled. I've had his stuff on repeat for the last few days and it helps me feel all the feels somehow. I hope you… Continue reading music monday – listenings lately.