I always get excited about the summer because: 1. the beach and 2. reading at the beach. This is my current summer reading list — with books I’ve read (and want to read again) and what I’m planning to read over the next few months.
Over the past five years, I’ve taken lots of solo trips. I spent three months in Peru, a month in Costa Rica, a month in Bali and a long weekend in the Faroe Islands, all on my lonesome.
In the past 10 years, I’ve made two big career leaps. I started working in advertising, then the nonprofit world and finally, doing creative consulting and copywriting.
Here’s a list of 33 Instagram accounts I love to follow for inspiration, art, travel, wellness, social justice, spirituality and a laugh, plus a few cuties thrown in for fun 🙂 For more of things I love, check out my favorite things list.
The Truth Behind the Violence on Chicago’s South Side: Interviews with Moms from Englewood and Woodlawn
For three years, I worked with moms on Chicago’s South Side. One of the projects I was assigned was to interview these mothers, who’d become my friends, to find out more about their experience.