March 3, 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
One of my absolute favorite parts of DC spring is the annual cherry blossom bloom. It’s one of those quintessential experiences that you just can’t miss. This year, the National Park Service predicts peak bloom for the cherry blossoms will take place from March 22-25, 2022. Peak bloom is the best time within the two-week […]
November 10, 2021.Reading time 3 minutes.
Last week Friday our girl turned one! I can’t believe we already celebrated our baby girl’s first birthday. It seems like just yesterday I was 100 months pregnant. This year seems to have flown by. Having a baby in the middle of a pandemic is a wild ride but I wouldn’t trade her for anything. […]
January 10, 2020.Reading time 8 minutes.
It seems Sean and I are incapable of traveling to just one city or county at a time. After a few lovely days in Helsinki, we continued our week in Scandanavia with a visit to Stockholm. By comparison, Stockholm is the larger city, so we had five jam-packed days to explore. We arrived in Stockholm […]
August 27, 2019.Reading time 5 minutes.
After a few very crazy weeks – bacheloretting around Chicago, two wedding weekends, a Hamilton history lesson, and just soaking up as much Wisconsin as possible – I’m returning to my regularly scheduled blogging. Or at least I hope so. I’m currently still in Wisconsin – I have one more event to attend this weekend […]
March 12, 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
I’m not much of a car person. To me, they are tools to get from point A to point B. I don’t by any means hate driving – I do enjoy cruising down the highway belting out Taylor Swift lyrics (badly) at the top of my lungs – but I definitely don’t love it either. […]
March 5, 2019.Reading time 5 minutes.
In the early 1900s, the ironclad Russian Empire was beginning to crack. Tsar Nicholas II was in power and was an unpopular and ineffective ruler, who was eventually overthrown during the Russian Revolution in 1917. Meanwhile, the Industrial Revolution began to show significant influence in Russia, but the country remained rural and poor, and those […]