Whimsy & Wanderlust

With so much natural beauty, I’ve always dreamed of traveling the U.S. Now, I hope to turn my dreams into reality, and visit as many national parks as I can.

Pure Michigan

One of my goals in life is to visit as many state parks and national parks as I can. After setting out to travel more in Michigan, I decided to jot down which state parks I’ve visited and try to see them all!

A Poem: Minneapolis

Written in 2005, this poem was born out of romantic love. Perhaps it holds new meaning in 2020.

Rare Beauty

Wonders of the night sky and rare natural phenomena have inspired a lot of my creative writing, especially in fiction. These pieces feature elements of the night: Aurora Novel, my debut novel based on Northern Lights Milky Way Novel, a work in progress featuring Milky Way mythology BlackJack, a short story of magical realism Crossing…

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”
— John Muir

“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” — Gloria Steinem

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson My late brothers would have turned 20 in February, but it’s my hope to carry their light into the future. Inspired by the twins, I wrote my first novel.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ― Anaïs Nin

“For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” — Vincent Van Gogh