Grayton Beach, FL | Travel Guide

Grayton Beach is one of my favorite beach towns on Highway 30A in Florida. Nestled between Watercolor and Blue Mountain Beach, it is the kind of place (like much of the South) where time seems to slow down. Most of the locals are friendly and laid back, and there are a lot of people from … Continue reading Grayton Beach, FL | Travel Guide


Ocean Minded

I have always had a deep love for the ocean and marine life. I spent the first decade of my life in Southern California near San Diego and Orange County. The second decade of my life was spent on the Gulf Coast in Florida. In Florida, I was an avid stand-up paddle boarder and taught … Continue reading Ocean Minded

San Luis Obispo and Hearst Castle

My mom, sister, and I had an INCREDIBLE trip visiting San Luis Obispo and Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA this past December. Santa Barbara We started the 6 hour drive up to San Luis Obispo (locals refer to it as SLO) where we were staying for the week. On the way up to SLO, … Continue reading San Luis Obispo and Hearst Castle


“Abalone” 27.5″ across. SOLD. Layers of iridescent silver, brown, deep blue, build up this “Abalone shell” inspired piece. The elements of the shell are tied in by a single pearl. Delivery to Orange County, CA only.   “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a trader who was looking for fine pearls. He found one … Continue reading Abalone

How Older Adults Manage the Physical Signs of Aging

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The physical changes older adults experience are often viewed negatively. Anecdotally, women treat the aging process as aversive, while men are more accepting of the physical changes. When older adults know what to expect during the aging process, they tend to be more realistic and accepting of their changes in appearance.