Black & White

and learning to live in the many shades of gray
by Liz11/03/20180 comm

Here & There

I moved to Arizona in 2013 hoping for a new adventure. 5 years later, I’m leaving with a newfound respect for the US and all it’s natural wonders, new friends that feel like family, a job with people who inspire me every day to be better and who remind me that nothing is impossible if […]

by Liz06/07/20166 comm

Black & White

Someone once pointed out to me that while I seem to have no problem viewing others through a non-judgmental, non-categorical lens, I have a bit of a compulsive need to classify myself, my states of being, and my own life experiences as one of two very plain extremes. Good or bad. Happy or sad. Success […]

by Liz27/07/20150 comm

Now & Then

8 years ago today, my mom underwent a dangerous brain surgery procedure to remove a tumor on her brainstem. Though she survived, a stroke on the operating table left her unable to speak and completely paralyzed on the left side of her body. In an instant, my world was turned upside down. I was 17 […]

by Liz01/06/20150 comm

Nature & Nurture

My heart is full. I am bursting with gratitude and disbelief as I reflect on the experiences I’ve had, places I’ve seen, and people I’ve met during my road trip through the Pacific Northwest. They have humbled me more than I will ever be able to explain. The natural beauty of this world is so breathtakingly […]