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SAGE

A couple weekends ago one of my besties, Aisha, was in town, and as part of The Welcome to Memphis itinerary (which I’ll share below), I included brunch at SAGE. Now if you are a Memphian, you may be thinking, but SAGE is a relatively […]

What I’m Reading This Month – April 2019

What I’m Reading This Month – April 2019

One of the most exciting things happened to me last month…. I won a book giveaway from Goodreads! If you’re not on Goodreads, as soon as you get done reading this post head on over there and make an account. Goodreads allows you join yearly […]

Palmetto Isla Holbox, Soul Sisters, and a Lot of Sun

Palmetto Isla Holbox, Soul Sisters, and a Lot of Sun

About a month ago my good friend Mia, who I met five years ago at math camp at the University of Michigan, invited me to a relaxing beach getaway on Isla Holbox. How could I say no? After traveling by land, air, and sea we […]

What I’m Reading This Month – March 2019

What I’m Reading This Month – March 2019

This month I’m picking back up some titles that have been on my To Read list, and my bookshelves, for far too long. Of this month’s five titles, some are for business, some are for pleasure, but all are guaranteed to be good reads. The […]

Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery, my birthday, and a perfectly timed conference

Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery, my birthday, and a perfectly timed conference

As luck would have it, the Hawaii Sociological Associations’ meeting was the same weekend as my birthday. I took that as a sign that I should spend my birthday in Honolulu and quickly submitted an abstract of some of my ongoing work on Korean adoptee […]

Birthday parties, cake, and a long memory

Birthday parties, cake, and a long memory

Celebrating my second birthday surrounded by friends. I’m at the far right wearing the red dress and standing in my chair. I’m clearly fixated on that delicious birthday cake. The year I turned 5 we were living in Memphis having just moved the year before […]

2019 Birthday Book Wish List

2019 Birthday Book Wish List

Not that you ever need an excuse to give or receive books but birthdays do provide a very special occasion to do so. Because I love birthdays and because it’s my birthday and because I love books, I have a birthday book wish list, and I’m […]

Memphis Coffee Shops Round 2

Memphis Coffee Shops Round 2

This erratic winter weather has given me plenty of motivation to continue my search for the perfect cup of coffee. On my first coffee shop rounds, I found a favorite – Muddy’s Bake Shop & Coffee. While I still love Muddy’s (and French Truck is […]

What I’m Reading This Month – January 2019

What I’m Reading This Month – January 2019

The last fews months were a whirlwind of getting settled back home, in my new job, and into some sort of a routine. All of that transition means that there were a lot of GREAT books collecting dust on my bookshelf. This month I’m excited […]

Aviva Mediterranean, UberEats, and 48 Hours of Rest

Aviva Mediterranean, UberEats, and 48 Hours of Rest

What seems like a month ago but was really just a couple weeks ago, I slipped out of town to Atlanta for a quick 48 hour relaxation getaway. So you know what that meant… partaking in one of my favorite activities – eating in a […]