I have a love/hate relationship with Versailles. Love because, well, it’s Versailles: grand and gilded rooms, beautiful and vast gardens, the works. And hate because, well, tourists. And lots of them. Even when planned well, Versailles can still be a bit soul-crushing, and I questioned whether I wanted to subject myself to that gauntlet this time … More Paris: An Autumn Stroll Through the Gardens at Versailles
Getting word that I was shipping out to Paris for a work assignment this fall was a dream come true, but I won’t lie: I felt a little twinge when I realized it would mean missing autumn in New York, my very favorite season of all in the city. Predictably, I need not have worried, … More Paris: Autumn Scenes to Savor
This post feels like a bit of a cop out, as it consists entirely of Instagrams and my previous post did too. However, in the last week or so, two circumstances have collided, leaving me with a bunch of Instagrams I really, really want to share. One, I got a new iPhone with a way better … More Autumn in Ann Arbor
As I mentioned last month, I’m increasingly using iPhone photo apps to document my life. In fact, I’m often finding myself deciding not to bring a “real” camera to events because I know I’ll have my phone. I’m not sure that this is a good thing, but having an iPhone is definitely changing how I … More November in Instagrams
Ever since I finally got an iPhone last spring, I have been obsessed with the Instagram app. It’s a fun way to take photos and feel “artsy” even if you’re really not a talented/professional photographer at all. Here’s a look at some snippets of my October, via Instagram. Beautiful leaves around campus + peaceful mornings … More October in Instagrams
To state the obvious, law school = lots of reading. Which isn’t really so bad, except that, every now and then, after sitting in one spot for hours, casebook open in front of me, I get a little stir crazy. To remedy that, I’ve started taking walks every evening. Not only is it, you know, … More An Autumn Walk
As I walked around campus this week, I kept thinking of that line from Sex and the City, when Charlotte is walking with Anthony through Central Park and suddenly stops in her tracks and says, “When did it become fall?” It seems almost like it happened overnight. One day the trees were green, and the … More When Did It Become Fall?