1 Backpack: Seattle

 From LA to SEATTLE Living in LA is great…most of the time.  Who can complain that the mild winters and summer heat provide us Angelinos with optimum Vitamin D all year around?  Yet, to many SoCal inhabitants there is something so alluring about that strange phenomena called “weather.” It fascinates us, in all its limitless…

Unexpected

At 27 years old, I’ve been in my fair share of relationships…

Dance of Dreams

I hear the rhythmic sound of your breathing

In this bed we share our slumber, do we share our dreams as well?

Jade’s Inspiration

SOMETIMES IT’S THE PEOPLE WHO NO ONE IMAGINES ANYTHING OF WHO DO THE THINGS NO ONE CAN IMAGINE –The Imitation Game

The City

If you’re not careful, the city will swallow you whole In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Enveloped.”

Summer of Shakespeare

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves” – William Shakespeare The English major in me jumped at the chance to study the pinnacle of literary royalty, William Shakespeare, the summer of my junior year at UCLA.  Now, I love literature but I’ll admit that Shakespeare can get a little daunting,…

At The Top of A Mountain

It’s the briefest of moments, lasting only weeks before the ground begins to dry out once more, but on my daily commute into the valley from LA I make sure to stop and look at the beauty the Earth unveils once a year.

Brooklyn To Manhattan Beach: Grimaldi’s On the West Coast

In my family, it has become a tradition of sorts that every visit to New York must include a trip to Grimaldi’s Pizzeria in Brooklyn. My aunt took me during my first visit to the city nearly 9 years ago. I’ve been back 5 times since and it remains one of the highlights of any trip.