Returning to my sustainable goals

Every year I set goals to try to work towards living a more sustainable lifestyle, but I think we can all agree this has been a tough year for motivation and progress. I’ve admittedly fallen off track with my sustainable goals, especially with an influx of take out due to the COVID quarantine. Today I’m […]

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Welcome back to wait, why? episode 5

Welcome back to Wait, Why? My best friend Tori and I have set out to investigate questions, interests, and popular thought through a relaxed, relatable, open conversation on this podcast! Episode 5 is here now! This week is a much anticipated episode, we continue talking about traveling on the road as we share our own stories […]

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Apartment Renovation!

After completing my master’s program and finishing up my tenure with the Smithsonian’s ocean education platform, the Ocean Portal, I thought a change in scenery was much needed and deserved. So back in May I left the north east and moved to Florida to start my new career as a freelance writer in a new […]

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Welcome to Wait, Why? A New Podcast!

My best friend Tori and I have set out to investigate questions, interests, and popular thought through a relaxed, relatable, open conversation on our new podcast, Wait, Why? Episode 1 is here now! This week ,the we provide insight into why we created the podcast. The episode includes a fun Q&A where we interview each […]

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Remembering my Mom; Jeana Stanley July 25th, 1965 – June 26th, 2020

A week ago today, I went through the heart-aching process of burying my beloved mother. My world became darker, but heaven got a whole lot brighter. I truly can’t believe you’re gone, but I also can’t believe how lucky I was to have you as my mom. I never had to look far for a […]

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Road Trip Update from Boston, MA

[This post is backlogged from Thursday, June 25th] A little over two weeks ago I flew into Fresno, California to begin a National Parks/ National Forests road trip out West. I’ve updated you once since then, from Portland, Oregon, and since we’ve continued to see many more sights. Sadly our trip is coming to an […]

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Road Trip Update from Portland, Oregon

A week ago today I flew into Fresno, California to begin a National Parks/ National Forests road trip out West. I’ve had so many adventures in the last seven days, and many more to come. I’m already feeling refreshed and inspired, my heart full and grateful. I have a lot that I want to share […]

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Eco Enlightened — June Hiatus

With most of June being occupied by travel opportunities, I’ve decided to take a break from #ecoenlightened for the month. Don’t worry, eco enlightened will be back and better than ever! I’ve long had a vision for eco enlightened to grow, and I’m going to invest in fully realizing that vision and begin to execute […]

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Getting on the road

Traveling in America amidst unrest, a call for social justice, and a global pandemic. This isn’t the time when you’d readily be thinking about living out of a car on the West Coast with your college roommate for two weeks, but the world in crisis aligned with my quarter life crisis, so on the road […]

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Here I Am, A Black Woman in America

Me 2020  ✊🏽 Grandma 1956 In the years between these photos so much has changed, but still so little progress has been made. Why have I been told before “ you’re so white” What am I doing that’s reserved for white people So much so that I’m no longer true to the color of my […]

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