DC Trip 2015

Travel, by lauren, May 25, 2015, Leave a Reply

As I edited pictures from this past weekend and viewed them in this order, I seriously considered leaving out the words. It seems that alone, the pictures tell much of the story — the kind faces, the laughter, the wrestling and scheming and playing and hugging, the kind eyes of my dear friend Nora and … Continue reading “DC Trip 2015”

Portsmouth Trip

Family, by lauren, May 12, 2015, 1 Reply

This past weekend, I took Oliver to Portsmouth, Ohio to visit my sister and her family. Krista graduated with (another) degree with honors. She is so smart and super creative, and I am of course so proud of her. She does so much, especially for other people, so it was lovely to be able to … Continue reading “Portsmouth Trip”

Chicago, Part II

Travel, by lauren, January 27, 2015, 4 Replies

On our second (and last) day in Chicago, after spending the morning in Logan Square, Elisha and I headed over to what quickly became our favorite neighborhood — Andersonville. We were kicking ourselves for not allowing enough time to hang out in this diverse, quirky area — we missed the Swedish Bakery (though we did … Continue reading “Chicago, Part II”

Chicago, Part I

Travel, by lauren, January 26, 2015, 8 Replies

I’m back! I had the best weekend in Chicago with my hilarious friend Elisha — we lucked out with mild/cool weather (none of the eye-watering, cheek-stinging wind I had been slightly wary of) and instead found ourselves navigating the el and buses and walking around the city feeling mighty fine! After a 5-hour Amtrak ride … Continue reading “Chicago, Part I”