In the Heart of Downtown Chicago: Our Stay at Hyatt Regency Chicago

As many of you know, during our trip to Chicago I ran in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon! It was a busy day for us as later that day we checked into the Hyatt Regency Chicago. We were so excited to partner with Hyatt during our stay in Chicago…

Seattle Style

We didn’t let a little sleep deprivation get in the way of getting out to explore downtown Seattle. We had been traveling all week and ended our travels in Seattle, WA for Create & Cultivate! (if you don’t know about Create & Cultivate, you can check…

“Live Life Unscripted”

I was out having rooftop cocktails in downtown Durham one night with Nathan, when I looked across the street and saw a retro building, heavily under construction, with the most vibrant, geometric wallpaper I’ve seen in quite a while. I assumed it was the bones of a new…

SoCal Weekend at Hotel Irvine

I’m originally from southern California (Orange County native! Yes, we exist.) and a lot of my family still lives in the area, including my dad, step-mom, siblings, and two sets of grandparents. So, we often find ourselves on that long flight across the U.S. to the…

Birthday in Birmingham

When I told my friends that I was spending my birthday with Nathan in Birmingham, Alabama I received a few raised eyebrows. I interviewed for a postdoctoral position at the University of Alabama-Birmingham so this wasn’t my first trip to the Magic City, and I never really…