“A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Mandy Hale

“A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Mandy Hale

Location: Buena Vista Park - Vista, CA Came accross this little lady today while we were enjoying a short hike with our dog. They are reminders of not only transformation, life and change; but also of the growth and beauty that can come from isolation and loneliness.

“Their Dream of Three” – A poem to our newborn

“Their Dream of Three” – A poem to our newborn

To our beautiful daughter AKL. Born 7/23/20 ❤ On a January evening,  they felt lucky they met.  That January moment  marked the start of them as a pair.  — Each day their story got better,  more than it seemed could be. Years were filled with love and travel,  until one day they dreamed of three. [...]

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells”- Dr. Seuss

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells”- Dr. Seuss

Am I the only one? or is this quarantine starting to bring out the kid in you too? I'm not making castles and cars out of cardboard or creating a Wilson out of a volleyball (yet), but I found my self playing with my favorite quarantine food, Plantain chips and hot Cheetos. As ugly as [...]

Streets; They Allow Us to Go Places. They Also Introduce Us To Beautiful Things

Streets; They Allow Us to Go Places. They Also Introduce Us To Beautiful Things

“Here is a beautiful game you can play: Go to a pretty street you have never been to; don’t look for anything and let the things find you" ― Mehmet Murat ildan #thingswemissduringquarantine#discover-prompts Place: Death Valley National Park, CA Place: Lonepine, CA

Music Makes The World A Better Place. Photographer Brian Lima captures what that world looks like.

Music Makes The World A Better Place. Photographer Brian Lima captures what that world looks like.

Peace, love, and songs. Yes, please! In times like these, where separation, fear, and uncertainty are sophocating the living crap out of us, I'm thankful for artists like Brian Lima. Their art reminds us of what a beautiful world we live in. Images that inspire and sweat hope.  I needed this today. Brian's  images don’t [...]

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle

I came accross this quote today and it sparked some thought. As we go through life, we often struggle with doing what's best for us based on our own desires and values versus doing what's best for us based on what others expect. It's tricky, because in that process, we run the risk of loosing [...]