Napa Valley in Pictures and Rambling Thoughts

Napa Valley in Pictures and Rambling Thoughts

Napa Valley in November was surprisingly stunning. The fall foliage in Virginia was a bit disappointing this year, so I was thrilled to see all the yellow vines. The wineries were mostly void of crowds, which meant our tastings were…

One week in and around San Francisco

One week in and around San Francisco

My brother just moved out west earlier this year, which gave my parents and me a great excuse to visit San Francisco for Thanksgiving! We ended up spending just over a week enjoying the warmer weather. Here are a few…

old rag mountain photo

Hiking at home in Virginia

Ever since I got back home, I feel like I have such a lower tolerance for being bored. While I was in New Zealand and then Australia, I knew I only had a time limit of one year (in each)….

Top reasons to visit Charlottesville, Virginia

Top reasons to visit Charlottesville, Virginia

I lived in Charlottesville for four years while attending the University of Virginia, and I loved it. Long before I received my acceptance letter, I have fond memories of my dad (also a UVA alum) taking me down to C’ville…