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Five years ago. It feels wildly surreal to comprehend that my warm-hearted, beautiful, courageous mother has been gone for five years today. Five years ago I was catapulted into adulthood in a way I had never anticipated. Each day in that five years has brought on different waves of heartache. Each moment she hasn’t been […]

Remember when I talked about breaking the rules? Turns out I’m doing that again. But if there’s one place to break the rules for, this is it. This edition of The Coffee Shop Bucket List is straying from my beloved city of Seattle into the charmingly-quirky city of Austin. Turns out lots of cities do […]

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   Despite it still being the winter-that-won’t-end in the PNW, I’ve been channeling my inner spring positivity to will the sun to come out (TBH, not really working that well. If you want to send some sunny vibes this way, I definitely wouldn’t say no to that…) Even though Mother Nature may not totally be […]

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