I'm a photographer.
I lead trips for National Geographic Student Expeditions.
I teach aerial yoga.
I'm always craving mexican food.
I'm usually craving french fries.
I love reality tv.
I'm addicted to podcasts about reality tv.
I'm east coast born & raised.
I live in Seattle.
I truly can't stay awake during take off on a flight.
I love to run, but I keep getting injured.
I own an excessive amount of running shoes.
Unpopular opinion…but I was never a natural dog lover. This one came with my relationship and he really weaseled his way into my heart. He lays on my feet when I'm at my desk, he sits right next to me when I work from the couch, and in the afternoon we go on long neighborhood walks. His name is Chance the Dog, his namesake is Chance the Rapper. And, because I'm the worst, I even made an instagram for him. It’s @chance.the.doggy. He’s a weird little guy and what he lacks in brains he more than makes up for in personality. I never thought I would love living with a dog, and yet, I really do 🙂
I own a crazy amount of workout clothes. Partly, because I used to work for Athleta and partly because I do actually like to workout. I love yoga-- hot, aerial, SUP, room temperature, living room-- it doesn't matter! I also love hiit workouts, megaformer pilates, hiking, and the idea of a 6 mile run. I do not love going to a gym and I do not love cross fit.
I love to get dressed up. I live for a special occassion where I can buy a new dress, even if I only get to wear it like twice a year. The dress code is Seattle is almost always pretty casual and usually, I take full advantage of that by wearing my standard uniform of a grey v neck t-shirt and black leggings, but who doesn't like to feel fancy every now and then?
I listen to podcasts constantly. While I'm in the car, while I’m editing, while I’m cooking, during runs, walking the dog, pretty much anytime I can. Here's some of my most favorites...
Entertainment: Bitch Sesh, 2 Dope Queens, Here to Make Friends, Ladygang, The Bitch Bible, Everything Iconic
Business: Goal Digger with Jenna Kutcher, The Skinny Confidential Him & Her, The Influencer
Spiritual, Educational, and Personal Growth: Igntd, Supersoul Conversations, That’s So Retrograde, Ted RadioHour, RadioLab, the Moth, LiveWire
I love watching tv. I always have and I always will. Here's some current & forever favorites of mine...
"I've seen them dozens of times, but I could watch these at anytime" shows: Seinfeld, Friends, The Office, Parks & Rec, 30 Rock, Arrested Development
Reality shows with my kind of drama: The Bachelor(ette), Real Housewives of NY, Beverly Hills, Atlanta, Dallas, OC and Vanderpump Rules, Beat Bobby Flay, Iron Chef America
Dramas that make you feel something: Westworld, Barry, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Newsroom, The West Wing, Big Little Lies, Parts Unknown, Mindhunter, and Shameless.
So yea, we met on tinder. Which is arguably the least reliable way to find a great person and a good relationship, but hey, it worked for us! Every morning while we're still half asleep, we have coffee on our balcony and most evenings we watch netflix and cook together. Neither of us are morning people and he's a much better cook than I am. Our personalities are very different, but we agree that a few minutes together at the beginning of the day is enough to put both of us in a good mood and a few margaritas on Fridays can wash away just about anything that happened during the work week. How lucky that I swiped right for him.