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.
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,
Italy is a dream of a place. It’s where time slows down, yet each minute is filled with an awakening of senses. The church bell rings every fifteen minutes; clothes flap in the wind (equally as colorful as the buildings which surround them); cicadas chirp; an Italian elderly
Howth–this incredibly picturesque fishing village was a mere 1-hour train ride from Dublin. As we stepped off the train, the ocean air greeted us; I tasted the saltiness in my mouth, feeling my pores open and my hair expand, curling a little more with each step–symbolically exposing my roots–big, ole-Texas hair.
I love a solid street festival…especially in the summer, and especially… in NYC. We went to Japan Fes in East Village last year to try alllllllll the Japanese street food and scope out the artist booths and performances. On our way home, we stumbled upon another street fest. Thankfully we
I said a boom-chicka boom. I said a boom-chicka boom…Does anyone else remember that cheer growing up? Well, that was in my head as I scuffled about excitedly, camera in hand, tongue in the air. I may have caught a few flakes Tuesday morning, but it was nothing compared to
Hi, friends! Last month, we took an amazing trip to the beautiful Payette National Forest and stunning southern Utah to include: Bryce Canyon National Park, Escalante National Monument, and Moab near Arches National Park. Here’s what we packed for our time spent on the trail! Most of the items
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
***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