Welcome! This blog started a few almost five years ago when I graduated from college and volunteered abroad for a few months, with the best intentions to blog all about it. That didn’t happen. But when I came back and settled into full-time employment, I found myself craving a creative outlet. So welcome to my not-traveling blog (where I still sometimes blog about my travels).

These days, I'm dividing my time between DC, Boston, and Turkey. I work in international development, focused on democracy and governance in the Middle East and North Africa. (Say that five times fast and you'll have an idea of what it's like to be me at a cocktail party.) I come here sporadically to write things other than proposals and quarterly reports and to share my occasional craft endeavors. I made miniature art every day in 2015 and I occasionally dabble in art journaling and scrapbooking.

Thank you so much for stopping by!

(PS: Header title inspiration way back here.)


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