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sunshiny getaway in seattle.

Minnesota will always be home, but the Pacific Northwest…! ♥ There’s something so magical about it – the mountains, the water, the fresh pine tree air – and every time I’m there, it’s all I can do to not just stay. West coast is…

06/20/2016

explore // saint paul sidewalk poetry

In this occasional series, explore, I’ll show you around where I live, work, play and swimbikerun – Minneapolis / Saint Paul, Minnesota. I promise it’s not winter all year! In undergrad, I took a women’s lit course thinking it would focus on classic novels written…

04/12/2016

#tbt // sail away to the bahamas

Throwing it back today because this vacation was a trip of a lifetime, and I never blogged about it.  Three years ago this week, Nick and I set sail with six friends from Key West to the Bahamas. For seven days, we sailed aboard…

04/07/2016

let’s talk about the minnesnowta weather.

It’s mid February, folks. And, that means we Minnesnowtans can’t stop talking about the weather (who am I kidding… we always talk about the weather here). Because spring is thisclose!  As much as I like to complain about -30F windchills and heading out for…

02/17/2016

kona 2015!

There are no words to describe last week in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. I wish I could bottle all the awesomeness to open when I need a giant dose of inspiration and motivation (and heat + humidity!) at home in Minnesota. No doubt, Hawaii is amazing,…

10/16/2015

IMCdA recovery in the mountains.

As hot as IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene was, I reminded myself often throughout the race to not wish it away (thank you for that nugget, Nanette!). Regardless, the race flew by and we were onto the race-cation and recovery in Montana. Taking a week off…

07/15/2015