August 22, 2017

Recently, I found my new hairdresser, Jude, in the most millennial way possible. Instagram. It was truly a serendipitous moment, but a great one at that. I...

August 15, 2017


"You'll figure it out," they say. 

"What does that even mean?" I asked myself. How come figuring out life comes easier for some, and harder for others?...

July 19, 2017

We all have regrets. My one regret is not going to visit Barcelona when I visited Spain this past year. While I had seriously considered it at one point, my...

July 9, 2017

Superheroes come in all different shapes, colors, and backgrounds. As the movie industry slowly starts to recognize the importance of strong female leads, I...

June 26, 2017

Can you believe that it's the last week of June? This month has been one big busy blur, and I'm pretty exhausted. On Saturday, I hit mental reset button and...

June 18, 2017

Lately, I've been thinking a lot about the importance of human connection. I find it fascinating that people have an innate desire to connect with one anoth...

May 29, 2017

Good morning, everyone!

I hope everyone is having a lovely 3-day Memorial Day weekend. I just wanted to take a moment to honor the brave men and women who ha...

May 9, 2017

Why do I shoot? The answer is simple. To immortalize fleeting moments. To preserve memories. How many times have you looked back at an old photo and thought...

May 2, 2017

April 22 - Bom Dia!


We arrived in Lisbon, Portugal after a quick one hour flight from Madrid, Spain. The flight itself was rough and choppy, which re...

May 2, 2017

Wow, it's a surreal feeling to be back!

Although, I'm still feeling the mild effects of jet lag, I feel mentally rejuvenated. Last week, I had the pleasure o...

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Hello! My name is Melissa, and I'm a SoCal native with an affinity for landscape photography, architecture, spicy foods, earthy coffee, dry humor, podcasts, history documentaries, and foreign language films. I enjoy reading, running, photography, fashion, travel, and blogging.


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