hsiang yun temple, austin, tx

way of life

i have never fully connected with religion, nor did i have a very religious upbringing. in fact, i actually found it off-putting because someone told me i couldn’t be saved

Southeast Asia


i bought this simple necklace from lisa crowder at the austin art fest a few months ago. i was looking through the collection when i saw a series of simple

first surf lesson ever, puerto rico

surf’s up!

surfing. it’s solitude and community. it can be tranquil and oftentimes thrilling. the waves make you feel weightless and completely free, and then they pound you down with unimaginable force.

leslie, allie, me, christine, cheryl

110% puerto rican

One of my top recommendations for travel is Puerto Rico. it’s a US commonwealth, so you don’t need a passport if you’re a US citizen. the main form of currency