Category Archives: California

A Southern Californian Christmas

As a native southern Californian I have always dreamed of a White Christmas. But two years ago, after returning from a lovely internship and adventure in upstate New York, I became exasperated searching for conifers and hollies to spark up our home … Continue reading

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Layers of a Landscape

“Misconstrued”  What do we see in a new and unfamiliar landscape? What do we see in a familiar landscape? Or, perhaps more importantly, what do we look for in a landscape? These are questions that have come up among multiple … Continue reading

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A Reminder of Home for a Californian through Minimalist Music

I have been exceptionally blessed to have had so many opportunities to travel, live, study, and work in new and beautiful places at such a young age. But where there is sunlight there are always shadows, and my shadows are … Continue reading

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