The Best Small Town: Charlottesville, Virginia

When I lived in Charlottesville, I lived in an apartment with walls painted like murals. I worked in a busy Cuban coffee shop, and would go to visit the bookstore next door. I’ve always been drawn back to the tiny town. … More The Best Small Town: Charlottesville, Virginia

Returning to Richmond

“Something that I love about Richmond is that it looks stuck in the 90’s,” my sister Brynn said as we were driving over the bridge crossing the James River. The Richmond skyline – square and compact – was centered in the car window. It would have been a perfect moment to take a photo, but I didn’t. … More Returning to Richmond

Finding Home

Growing up, my family moved from place to place endlessly, often with little warning. It never bothered me all that much, largely due to the fact that I didn’t have to worry about missing my friends – all of my sisters moved away with me. … More Finding Home