Most of my time outdoors is spent here! It's just down the street from where we're staying, so we tend to take it as a shortcut to get to various places in town. Was it just a week ago that i was in this:
And now this:
I'll take it.
(Apologies for iphone photos, i packed the giant camera and forgot the USB cord, naturally.)


The morning that I left Chicago, I faced a scary early morning cab ride in a half-hearted blizzard. The slippery roads hadn't been plowed, and the snow showed no sign of stopping. Fast-forward ten hours: sandy beaches, iguanas, and sundresses in a stunning Costa Rica. I spend midday indoors because it is just too hot to venture outside. What a glorious problem to have!

A Vida Portuguesa

I wanted one new blog post in 2017, with the promise to myself to document my travels in the new year, before I completely forget the a...