A Woman’s Search for Meaning

For close to a year now I’ve lived without owning a car. I’ve been incredibly blessed by the generosity of Close friends who let me borrow their cars for long stretches and coworkers who (barely knowing me!) offered me their cars to get to Kickball or to run an errand or furnish an apartment, and…

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When setting out on a journey, do not seek advice from those who have never left home.


The most important part of a person’s life is how they’re living at the end of it.

The Den of My Creation

I found Margaret Atwood the summer before my senior year of high school. She initiated me into the world of dystopic fantasy and ever since I’ve felt more at home in the post apocalyptic worlds of my imagination than within this realm of relative comfort.  For all my ethereal playfulness and the light I am…

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I Always Learn Something

As of late I’ve been on a sort of journey through the landscape of entrepreneurship. Being the little sea sponge that I happen to be, I’m absorbing every drop of educational, inspirational, and don’t give up yet preaching my ears and eyes come across, particularly around the subjects of psychology and business and where they…

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Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime. 

Mark Twain, Innocents Abroad

Tycho : Epoch

Epoch is THE BEST for when you feel a spark of motivation but are teetering on the edge of using it or letting it pass. Tycho captures and presents the essence of wonder in exploring something new, especially a new perception of the ordinary.  Breezes feel more gifted, leaves are new shades of green, the…

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Quirk Hotel and Gallery

Quirk seduces me every time. The pink velvet, the clean lines, the way light dances on the groin vaulted ceilings… Chic to the max and yet cozy enough to entice relaxed imaginings is a hard feat for the hospitality industry, but Quirk pulls it off with an air of effortlessness that makes you wonder…How did…

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Check out Richmond’s Riverfront, downtown, and Midtown – on Foot. This 6 mile loop will give you a decent cardio workout and a dense little urban adventure. Starting and ending at Quirk Hotel (because well, that’s where I would stay if I were visiting Richmond), get your fill on some can’t-be-missed spots. Coming to Richmond…

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