I’m so pleased with how my 3-Day love shirts have turned out! I wanted to create a visual identity for my seven city experience to keep me motivated and help with fundraising. Imagining a heart-shaped word cloud (I <3 hearts), I started with words that come to mind when I think of the 3-Day. I […]
Sandals Change Lives: Sseko Designs Helps Ugandan Women Go To College
It’s summer time, which means it’s sandal time! I was looking for some cute-yet-functional-and-comfortable sandals for the sunny weather when Linda from Clementine Shoes introduced me to Sseko ribbon sandals. Sseko Designs (pronounced say-ko) was founded by Liz Forkin Bohannon after she took a post-college trip to Uganda. During her time there she met and made […]
Tattoos: Stories in Permanent Ink
“My tattoos hurt as much or as little as the moments in my life that led me to them.” – Nora Flanagan Some of my tattoos, like the ones on my wrist and ankle, are in plain sight. You might see the ink on my shoulder blades if we run into each other at the […]
Happy Birthday to Me! Looking Forward to 2013
My birthday was this past weekend. Most years I revel in my birthday, looking forward to connecting with family and friends (thank you Facebook!). But this year found me a bit more contemplative, reflecting on the past 12 months and considering the possibility of the coming year. Some highs: I trained for and ran a […]
Seattle 3-Day: Route Safety rules!
I don’t think you could find a more compassionate, fun and zany group than the Route Safety crew. Not only did I get to ride my bike every day, but I got to meet and hang out with people who were committed to supporting a great cause.