BYE BYE.

goodbyewinter

Last year’s spring came early. This year it feels like it may be lost forever. But as of yesterday, it’s officially here. So let’s all give winter a friendly wave goodbye, reminisce one last time on the things that kept us cozy and warm, and turn our faces towards the sun to greet the season that means we made it.

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And happiest of birthdays to these blue eyes, who have come to know the end of my camera lens more than most.

ONE YEAR LATER.

In exactly one week, it will be exactly one year since that lovely May day when I walked across the stage and accepted my diploma from Marymount University. Soon after, my high school bestie joined me in celebration and together we popped some champagne and toasted our accomplishments.

Life after graduation has been interesting to say the least. I felt like a real grown up walking across that stage. Little did I know just how much more I would learn and experience in one seemingly short year. I feel proud on many accounts. Proud that it has also been almost one year of being car-free. Proud that I have educated myself on America’s food system and the harsh realities that Americans need to face about our culture and government. I also feel blessed. Blessed that I was able to visit so many great cities like Seattle, Portland, Boston, Orlando, NYC, Charleston, and Hilton Head Island. And blessed to be hanging on in this not so wonderful economy.

Cheers to my friends who will be graduating this Sunday! It really is an exciting time and I wish you all the best of luck.