Septembers into Octobers

The other day Marshall and I drove by a pumpkin patch and I was shocked. “They have pumpkins already?!” Marshall’s response was to look at me sideways and say, “Claire, it’s the end of September.” I’m an October baby. On Friday the 13th this year, I’ll be turning 26, which is something I somehow feelContinue reading “Septembers into Octobers”

The Room Where It Happens

After two years of waiting, it finally happened. I got to be in the room where it happened.  I vividly remember the first time I listened to Hamilton. My sister, a broadway fanatic, kept insisting that I listen to it and when it started streaming on Spotify, I gave in. During my walk that dayContinue reading “The Room Where It Happens”

Montaña de Oro

  How fantastic is California? Sometimes I forget because I’ve lived here my whole life, but the diversity of landscapes and climates in this huge state is simply amazing. I’ve lived here almost 26 years and done a fair amount of traveling, and there are still parts I haven’t seen. Montaña de Oro State Park wasContinue reading “Montaña de Oro”