From Life

Sand Castle Days

Happy 6-0 to my mom this past October! What a treat to celebrate her birthday with family, coincidentally during the Sand Castle Days at South Padre Island. Catching waves and napping on the beach was as much needed as breakfast tacos and tamales. Watching the sunrise…toes in the sand…stories shared. The sand sculptors molded and…

Holy Camogli

    Camogli is one of the most enchanting places I’ve visited and a mere four-minute train ride on the high-speed rail. Chase and I stepped off the platform and began wandering the streets. My gaze fixated on the vibrant buildings backlit by the sun. Clean laundry, hung to dry, rustled with the wind. The…

Dat Dough Doe

Do adults get tummy aches from eating too much sugar? I got an insane tummy ache last night…in. sane. The I-can’t-move kind of tummy ache, where I laid on the couch in the fetal position. The amount of sugar that required me to brush my teeth twice. The type of ache that had me whining,…

The Best Things in Life Can’t be Googled

I spent most of the past two weeks…well, more primitively. (Note: outhouses pictured above). A few thoughts came to mind and accompanied me throughout the trip:   Online reviews are great and oh-so helpful. But, sometimes…you have to experience things for yourself. Sometimes, the best things are off the beaten path. And, most times, the…

Carpe Tacos

***first post happy dance*** What is this blog all about? Photos. Videos. Places. Life. Thinky thoughts. Rando Abrev’s. Sharing life with people I love. Please join me in my ash-ventures. About Me I’m Ashley. piccolo player. picture taker. lover of art and good food. lover of city life and nature alike. professional queso chugger. displaced…