Last week, I was sitting on a couch in front of a roaring fire, listening to the rain pound on the roof, which is pretty par for the course for an Oregon winter. Today, I’m sitting on a bench in the middle of the quad at Oxy and everyone’s wearing shorts… which is pretty par for the course for a California winter. The five weeks of winter break are over, and I recently had the startling realization that I’ll never have a free month for winter break again (I have this inkling that jobs don’t work like that). I’ve been thinking about home a lot recently. The first picture is of me and my friend Elise on a hike in Oregon!
There isn’t any place quite like beautiful, rural Southern Oregon. It was a quiet place to grow up—it’s the kind of small town that you see on...Read More