Journey in Depression, Anxiety, and Mental Illness

“Journey” is the appropriate name for this post. Whereas Adventure implies excitement and knowing what the end of the road may hold; A journey may seem like an never ending trek in ones life. I have battled with Depression/Anxiety since I was a teenager. I never received an official diagnosis, but I was on a … More Journey in Depression, Anxiety, and Mental Illness

Adventures in History – 1st Televised Presidential Debate

Coincidentally, I was talking with Ry about this last night. We were discussing the upcoming election, and how the media has dramatically changed the outcome of this election with the constant negative and free press. I was reminded of the first Televised Presidential Debate on September 26, 1960 between Richard M Nixon and John F Kennedy … More Adventures in History – 1st Televised Presidential Debate

Adventures of Hiking – Griffith Park via Ferndell Trail

One of the things I miss about my east coast home is Nature! So of course my idea of a perfect Labor Day adventure – HIKING. The thing about living in central Los Angeles, a lot of the trails are mostly very sunny, exposed, and basically dirt trails. So one of the pleasant escapes from … More Adventures of Hiking – Griffith Park via Ferndell Trail

Adventures in Cooking – Chicken & Basil Fettuccine

Something about myself I discovered in my attempts at adulthood, is that I enjoy cooking! While I might not always be successful in my cooking endeavors, it’s certainly helped my monthly food budget. Gone are the days of Taco Bell at 3 in the morning, and farewell to the days of endless microwave ramen noodles. … More Adventures in Cooking – Chicken & Basil Fettuccine

Adventures in Malibu – My First California Beach Day

So I’ve now lived in Los Angeles since May 2013, and this past weekend I had my first west coast beach day! I know, I know – “Three years and you’ve never been to the beach??” I should clarify. I technically have been to the beach in California…sorta. The first time was mine and my boyfriend … More Adventures in Malibu – My First California Beach Day