Artist in Training

For my whole life I have wanted to be an artist. Matisse prints on my apartment walls and art school google searches in my browsing history, I check out Virginia Wolfe from the library and scribble page after page into an exhausted journal. I lean into the anxious creative inside me between museum walls and… Continue reading Artist in Training

Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City

During my four-year Ph.D. program at Florida State, it was difficult to imagine the end. But once my dissertation was approved, my rented cap and gown returned, and all the champagne guzzled, leaving Tallahassee became a reality. I’d have to go somewhere, and it seemed only right that I move to Jacksonville, where my boyfriend… Continue reading Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City

Everything You Need to Know About The Momni Fashion Show

If the fashion Show is half as beautiful as this shoot we put together for it, we'll all be enjoying an amazing night. You've seen all of the posts and posters across Jacksonville, and you're probably wondering what the big deal is. Well I'll tell you: this event is the blood, sweat, tears, laughter, and… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About The Momni Fashion Show

Life in Blossom

Spring offers many opportunities. The chance to purge our closets, our lives, and our daily routines. The year is still young and the feeling of a beginning sits fresh and electric in the budding flowers. This might sound incredibly cheesy, or it just might sound like something you've been waiting to hear. Let Spring be… Continue reading Life in Blossom

Earth Day Homework

Everybody wants to live more green. We all have reusable bags in the back of our cars and pledges to ride our bike to the farmer's market. But if we don't refuel our fire to do these things, we very often forget about them. The best way to keep that fire burning through our every… Continue reading Earth Day Homework

Putting a Ring On It

"So when are you getting engaged?" “We’re engaged!” “Great - when’s the wedding?” If my memory serves me correctly, my boyfriend and I dated for a whopping six months before people started asking if we were getting married. Everyone gets so excited to see someone else get engaged. They become so attached to the idea,… Continue reading Putting a Ring On It