intention no. 7: bake cookies to share

the majority of my intentions are full of things i’ve never done before. cooking for others is not new for me, but this was an idea straight from the original article i read and one that i felt[…]

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intention no. 6: create a photo book

my first lesson in being flexible with these intentions happened a little earlier than i thought. i had a different intention set for my sixth week. but right as i was leaving my house last saturday,[…]

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intention no. 5: donating to charity

my first job out of college was a happy accident. i was working for a marketing firm that specialized in direct mail and telefundraising for cultural non-profits. i had the pleasure to work with wonderful[…]

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sweet potato nachos

i love nachos. and i’m always looking for healthier ways to enjoy the foods that i love. so i was excited to come across this recipe that uses sweet potato. sweet potatoes are good for you,[…]

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intention no. 4: the lost art of handwritten notes

sometimes it’s hard for me to believe there are people in the world that don’t know a life without cellphones and internet. i lived that life once. as a child, my friends and i used to[…]

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when your cat is more popular than you

peshi has been my homegirl for 14 years (!). but trying to photograph that cat is what i imagine trying to photograph bigfoot to be like. even in the dead of sleep, she can sense me[…]

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sweet potato hash with sriracha kale, bacon, and egg

  if you are a parent, or maybe even a wise-beyond-your-years child reading this, let me be proof that tastes change. i ate relatively well as a child, but had a few items that never really appealed[…]

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intention no. 3: visit the national portrait gallery

i am a chronic sufferer of wanderlust. it’s very easy to get bored with where you call home. and outside of a 4 year stint in the mountains of blacksburg, va, northern virginia has been[…]

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intention no. 2: update my website

not that i have a particular order of getting these things done, but i really should have tackled this first. hindsight is 20/20. i initially created my website years ago. i wanted a space to share[…]

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intention no. 1: getting an e-zpass

my first completed intention was the most boring and most necessary. so i’ve lived near a toll road for more years than i care to admit. i don’t use it too often but it is[…]

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