“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang


This morning I was in London and desperately not wanting to leave! But when I got on the plane and knew coming home was inevitable, I just wanted to be home already. Now I am here and it feels good. For now, just a picture. I already miss Melinda and Sophie!


Today I got lost in Venice, on purpose. Even with thousands of tourists, the city is magical. Tomorrow we go to Austria and I have no idea what to expect…ciao italia, hope to see you pronto!


I had a sneaking suspicion that this trip would leave me with the overwhelming desire to move to Italy or Spain. It has. Of course that might not happen, but I want to come back again soon. Yesterday we traveled from Rome to Venice and are going into Venice first thing today! Wifi access has…


I absolutely love this city and have only been here 6 hours. La sagrada familia is the most stunning building I have ever seen. Go google it! This trip is lots of fun so far and Melinda, Sophia and I are having fun with each other and getting to know the other people in our…


We have seen sooo much of London the Past two days…Including harrods, buckingham palace, Westminster abbey, the tower of London, London bridge, Hyde park, Piccadilly and trafalgar squares. Tomorrow our wake up call is at 445 am (for real) and we head to Paris!!!


We made it! Our flight seemed short, customs was easy breezy, and now were relaxing at our hotel for the next hour or so before we start sightseeing. It is cool and rainy. We are so excited to be here and so far London is everything I imagined it to be and more…oh and our…

8 PM

Houston to London. Yay!!!!!!

Hilary Anne

Today is the 23rd birthday of my best friend, Hilary. I have been fortunate to have known her for about 21 of those years, to the point where I don’t remember meeting her or remember my life without her friendship. Hilary is proof that it’s who you’re with, not what you’re doing, that matters. In…

Proud to be an American

Happy 4th! Mine is consisting of: swimming morning walk sonic reading picnic dinner with the fam (watermelon!!) fireworks in Georgetown (one of 2 places in the austin area that’s having them. dang drought!) (Pictures from fall 2009 trip to DC)

New Blog

Welcome to my new blog. I’m very excited you’re here (see below photo)