11 days in Europe: London

Over Thanksgiving, my mom and I went on an incredible 11-day trip to Europe! Over the next few weeks, I’m going to post trip recaps for each country we traveled to – Iceland, England, Spain and Ireland. Our second stop was London. Day 1 Our trip to London was brief, but our main purpose for […]

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Soundbites: Coldplay

Last week I saw Coldplay in concert! Thank you so much to my friend and her mom for letting me tag along!! I remember my mom listening to Coldplay CDs back in the early 2000s, so I was pumped to finally see them live. And they DID NOT disappoint! Even though it rained through part […]

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Race Recap: Rock ‘n Roll Chicago

On Sunday, I ran my 6th half marathon! It was my first time running in a Rock ‘n Roll series race. Initially, I wanted to PR, but after some unexpected shin splints I quickly gave up on that goal and decided to just go with the flow. But I’ll get to that in a minute. […]

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Peace out 2016.

Thank goodness it’s December 31st. Can I get an ‘Amen’? While there have been some significant lows in 2016, I’m thankful for the joy and growth that I’ve experienced. Here are a few noteworthy moments from my year. January. Visiting Washington D.C. Most powerful moment: Holocaust Museum Volunteering at the Cubs Convention. February. Mardi Gras in St. […]

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Soundbites: Holiday Tunes

Happy holidays! While in Chicago it’s felt like winter for longer, today is the first day of winter which means Christmas is in FOUR days! How crazy is that? To help you get through the week and your holiday travels, here is a playlist of my favorite Christmas songs, inclusive of pop, rock, indie/folk and […]

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