Thirsty Thursday

In college movies, drinking is always a huge, wild event–taking shot after shot, doing keg stands, playing beer pong–and sometimes that culture is prevalent. But sometimes it’s much more low-key: Saturday night in your dorm room with a handful of friends, quietly watching Arthur on Netflix and taking a sip whenever he does an outfit change. That’s…

Matt

“Will you write about me on your blog?” “Only if you do something wild enough to be worth writing about.” Matt jumped up and knocked over the drying rack holding my roommate’s laundry. “Is that wild enough?” “No, that’s just obnoxious,” I laughed. “Sorry, Viv,” Matt said, picking up her clothes. He still hasn’t done anything wild…

We Are In A Book!

We Are In A Book! by Mo Willems is officially my new favorite children’s book. I stumbled across it while killing time at a bookstore and fell in love. The book has two characters: Gerald (an elephant) and Piggie (a pig–I was going to let you assume Piggie was indeed a pig but you never…

First Rickshaw Ride

We walked along a waterfront that we thought would never end. Even as we approached the next block we didn’t believe we’d ever reach our destination: HempFest in Seattle, WA. We weren’t even celebrating the legalization of marijuana in Washington. We simply were killing time and relishing the moment with Lauren’s friends from Germany. As more beads…

Portland Lovin’

One of the best things about Portland is the warm, laid-back summers. Concerts and festivals featuring talented, interesting people make for exciting weekends. Portland summers are filled with variety, good times, and love for this brilliant city. This photo is part of the Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’. It also relates to another photography series I’m…

17 More Photos to Take While Traveling

So travel selfies aren’t your thing? Never fear, you can still take ridiculous pictures while traveling to mix up your camera roll’s neverending series of churches, museums, architecture, and food. Here’s how to get top-notch international silly photos.