Sliding Doors | A Visit To Lucas Farmhouse

I’ve been in a bit of an emotional funk lately. Just tired. All the time. My soul (or whatever you believe in) feels ragged, raw. So perhaps that’s why I wanted to retreat. Feeling the deterioration of my optimism, I had a strong desire to be somewhere quiet, somewhere remote. That’s how I found the…

Cafe del Mar

It’s a Sunday. Suspicious Minds, right off Elvis’s #1 hits album, is streaming on Tidal. “We can’t go on together,” he wails. “with suspicious minds…” My love for Elvis is one of my best guarded secrets. This isn’t a hipster thing, I once had an affinity for slick back hair – a strange, school girl…

The Brooklyn Salon on 4th

I have a new hair salon. Upon moving to Wilmington, I unfortunately, had to suspend my long-term relationship with Arrow Salon in Downtown Durham. They’re still absolutely killing it, and though Stephanie B. over there will always be my hair guru, I had to find a place here to cut/trim the mop that is my…

Taking A Break From Spaghetti To Update My Blog

Buongiorno, nerds! After a few days of Rome- (sightseeing, working, and stuffing our faces with mozzerella, spaghetti carbonara, and wine), Kelsey and I have washed up like pasta-stuffed beached whales in Pisa. Haven’t seen any leaning towers yet, but to be fair, we just arrived last night. We took a ton of pictures at the Colosseum,…