The weather’s supposed to clear up this Sunday after several off-and-on days of much-needed rain, so I’m hoping to take the opportunity to bolt to San Francisco for a little day trip around the Outer Sunset / Lands End / the Legion of Honor. My plan is to check out Outerlands for the amazing-looking Dutch […]Read More Lands End day trip
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What was I thinking?!?! I couldn’t sleep last night. I’d been researching the prices of cars and I just couldn’t believe it. I started realizing how much time and money I’d wasted throughout my 20s and it really upset me. First of all, I applied to one grad school, got in,…
The hardest thing about it is actually jumping out the plane. When something both excites and scares me, I know I have to do it. (Photos by Clay Bonavito, owner of Bay Area Skydiving)Read More Skydiving
The bravado of this poem makes the last line all the more poignant. Breathless, we flung us on the windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass. You said, “Through glory and ecstasy we pass; Wind, sun, and earth remain, the birds sing still, When we are old, are old … ” […]Read More “The Hill” by Rupert Brooke
I once promised myself that I’d do something new every day, even if it were as small as trying a different menu item or a new route to work, just so that each day of my life could have a little adventure in it. And if I put all I can into today—this one day […]Read More motivation.
Joy and exuberance personified. I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me, to make me less afraid, more accessible; to loosen my heart until it becomes a wing, a torch, a promise. […]Read More “I Will Not Die An Unlived Life” by Dawna Markova
When I was an undergrad and had just read The Sense & Sensibility Screenplay & Diaries by Emma Thompson, I developed a huge girl crush on her. (Huge.) I loved her intelligence and sense of humor and most of all her down-to-earth way of seeing things. So of course I would get a kick out […]Read More A bit of Emma wisdom