Category Archives: memphis

← Older posts

My First Half-Marathon

Posted on

Completing my first half-marathon on May 28, 2016 was one of the proudest accomplishments of my adult life! As a runner, I’ve progressed at a ridiculously slow pace. I had zero running ability as a kid, and couldn’t even run laps in marching … Continue reading

Posted in empowerment, fitness, memphis, milestone

Last Saturday in Memphis

Posted on

It was a historic day for my beloved alma mater…     Attendance at the Liberty Bowl: 60,241. WE ARE WINNING.     Final score: 37-24, Tigers. 6-0. 13th straight win. !!! Downtown at the Memphis Music Hall of Fame … Continue reading

Posted in celebrate, memphis, tigers

Birthday Weekend

Posted on

I had a great birthday weekend! My birthday won’t be over the weekend again for a while, so I wanted to make the most of it. On Friday night, my friend Sara and I hung out by the river and … Continue reading

Posted in birthday, hope, memphis, music

Moving On: The Unexpected

Posted on

My house has been on the market about six weeks. Up until last weekend, I’d had a lot of showings and two offers (which I know is fantastic for such a short time), but nothing had panned out. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

Posted in announcement, memphis, moving

Triple Threat Birthday at Mollie Fontaine Lounge

Posted on

Two of my close friends, Alanna and Hillary, have birthdays the same week as mine. This year we turned 29, 30, and 35, respectively, so we decided a triple birthday celebration was a must! Of the three of us, Hillary … Continue reading

Posted in birthday, friends, memphis

Birthday Week of Awesome

Posted on

I have been away from this blog, kicking off 35 with a BANG. Last Thursday, Hillary and I went to the Peabody rooftop to see Ingram Hill, a local band that’s had some national success. I’ve been a fan since … Continue reading

Posted in birthday, fitness, food, friends, memphis, music

Elvis and Me: A Birthday/Death Week Retrospective

Posted on

I was born on the second anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death. This fact wouldn’t be super notable if I didn’t live in Memphis, the Elvis Capital of the Universe. Every year, during my birthday week, thousands flock to Memphis from … Continue reading

Posted in birthday, memory lane, memphis

Summer Second-Half Bucket List

Posted on

I can’t believe this summer is more than halfway over, and there are still so many things I want to do. Even as I try to convince myself all fun, spontaneity, and possibility will not end with the summer, I … Continue reading

Posted in memphis, summer

Memphis Mural Summer Solstice Photo Shoot

Posted on

Months ago, one of my best friends, Alanna, noticed a new Memphis Tigers mural and wanted to take some pictures of me there. I loved the idea, but we never followed through with it until last Saturday, the night of … Continue reading

Posted in friends, memphis

A Tale of Two Cities

Posted on

On June 18, 1989, my family drove our moving van across the Tennessee state line. I was nine years old and had lived in Miami all my life, the oldest child of two other Florida natives. Previously, they had only … Continue reading

Posted in florida, memphis
← Older posts