Aloha: Greetings from Hawaii

This week, I'm on vacation with my family. We traveled to Hawaii, so my dad could attend an annual meeting with some colleagues from around the country. (It's in a different state each year. We don't always join him, but we definitely weren't going to miss this one, ha!)

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Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia

Two of my first friends in New York are from Savannah, GA. While I grew up in the South, I'd never been to this incredible foodie, beach town until last week. I'm pumped to finally cross it off my list of destinations and anxiously await my next visit. 

For our first two summers in the city, we did the typical firework watching along the river. Don't get me wrong, the New York City fireworks are some of the best in the world, but it definitely was nice to escape the rush and do something a bit different for the long weekend. 

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along the jersey shore

along the jersey shore

I've now lived in New York for almost 16 months, and I finally made it across the Hudson River into New Jersey. (Well, I've flown out of Newark a few times, but the airport alone doesn't count.) Anyway, my time in Ocean Grove this past weekend couldn't have come at a more perfect time. Isn't God's timing amazing? 

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east hampton beachin'

east hampton beachin'

Lists are my thing. Whether mental or on paper, I make them and thoroughly enjoy crossing things off upon completion. Moving to New York was no exception. Lists were made, and experiences have been had. With a smile on my face, I finally crossed off "the Hamptons," but I know it won't be my final trip—hopefully there'll be many more.

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