Category Archive: Travel

Big Sur

On Saturday, on a whim, The Boy and I decided to drive south to Julia Pfeiffer Burns (JPB) State Park to explore Big Sur. We stopped in Carmel for lunch (reminded us of… Continue reading

Living Large in LA

We spent this weekend living large in LA. Last week I was feeling really under the weather and was worried that I’d need to bail on our long-planned trip to go to LA… Continue reading

Birthday, Bar Harbor and Puerto Rico

During the month of June I’ll spend more days away from home than days in Berkeley. First, we spent a week marrying friends (The Hubby is a popular officiant amongst our friends) in… Continue reading


If I told you I spent an hour with the Queen of Sweden, was a guest of the Mayor of Stockholm for a dinner hosted in the room where the Nobel Prize is… Continue reading

2014 so far (Mountains, Portland, Berkeley and CO Springs)

It’s been a crazy year… We spent a week in the mountains with 8 friends skiing powder. It was epic and my current obsession is skiing bumps. We spent a weekend in Portland… Continue reading

2 Weddings and 2 14ers

1 month: 1 doctorate, 2 weddings, 2 fourteeners and a grant. I’m tired. Wedding #1 was our dear friend Missy who got married on her family island in the Thousand Islands in Canada.… Continue reading


I spent the penultimate weekend of my 20s with a trip to Vegas with my super amazing sister-in-law and some friends. We ate some great food at Shiboya (get the black miso cod),… Continue reading

48 hours in Vancouver

I spent the last 48 hours interviewing for a position in Vancouver. I’m on the job market for a position after I graduate in August and I am very thankful to be interviewing… Continue reading

2012 in Review

It’s been a hell of a year. I think we did it all. We got Wally. We traveled to Tuscany. I matched in Denver for my internship and The Boy started a new… Continue reading

Our Unexpected Road Trip Courtesy of United Airlines

The Boy and I woke up yesterday at 0530 to head to the airport for an 0800 flight to Billings, Montana, to spend the holidays with his family. All week I’ve been dreaming… Continue reading