Walking the Line as a Woman in Istanbul

Some good ole Turkish bonding.

“Did it hurt when you fell from heaven, baby?” “Come take a ride with me. It’ll be fun!” “How much, beautiful?” Walking down the streets of Istanbul, I’d never felt more verbally harassed in my entire life. I was spending my holidays in Turkey with my college roomie. We’d arrived there after island hopping on the […]

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Are You Making the Most of Your 20s?

"101 Secrets For Your Twenties" loving life in Alaska.

How did we get here? Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were in elementary school, playing flashlight tag? Middle school, jumping up and down on the bed after our first dance? High school, sneaking Mike’s Hard Lemonades and closed-mouth kisses? Or even college, studying until 10 pm, partying until 3 am, and then doing it […]

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A Day in My Life in Ketchikan, AK

Humpback and baby spouting.

CoolWorks, the hands-down best site for finding seasonal jobs, is hosting an event called CoolWorks 24/7-11 today. It’s meant to showcase days in the lives of various summer seasonal workers. I’m always interested in learning about the day-to-day of different jobs and am excited to participate. Because, you know, sometimes jobs sound really cool in […]

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