Thoughts Archive

See You in September!

I’m taking a little break from blogging. I know what you’re probably thinking. This blog doesn’t get updated regularly and I often just disappear for a few months, so why do I feel the need to announce a break now? Well, for my own ...Read More

My Ten Favorite Instagrammers

Recently Instagram has become my favorite social media platform. While I was skeptical when the app was first released (why would I use this instead of Twitter or Tumblr?), I’ve since become kind of obsessed. Yes, I am that person who takes ten photos of my ...Read More

Knowing When It’s Time To Go

It’s been quiet for the past couple of weeks over here. Partially because I was in Cologne visiting a friend and then friends came to London to visit, but mostly because I couldn’t write. I would sit down in front of the computer and ...Read More

Returning to Rome

On December 19, 2009 I boarded a Rome to Chicago Alitalia flight after a failed four month attempt at being an au pair. I spent the next nine hours in a dizzying mess of tears, free wine, and Tiziano Ferro. I was being torn ...Read More

Resolutions for 2014

I wasn’t going to post about my resolutions for 2014. Partially because I feel like setting resolutions is setting yourself up for failure (because really, how many people actually follow through?) and partially because this is slightly more personal than I usually get on ...Read More

I Moved Again…and Other News

Since I last blogged I spent 10 days in Seattle, a weekend in Cincinnati, five days in North Carolina, and about 36 hours in Detroit. Oh, and I moved to London. If you’re following me on Instagram or Twitter you’re probably already aware of this, ...Read More