Summer Update

Yikes. I haven’t posted for a long time. But, I’ve been insanely busy, so you must forgive me! You must. This summer has already flown by with crazy adventures.

First thing? I finished school, put in some last hours at work, drove to visit Kyle for a few days and then headed home to be a bridesmaid in my close friends’ wedding. Lacey and Ken are perfectly bizarre together and I’m happy I had a tiny part in how they met. Ken was a college friend and Lacey was a high school friend. When she visited me at school one year, they met and the rest is odd history.

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Lacey’s sister and mom helping her get ready

ImageI brought my camera to get photos while dancing… so happy I did – tons of “gems” like this

A couple days after the wedding, my mom, aunt, cousin, and I headed off to an international vacation! It was absolutely amazing and I took over 2,000 photographs, so I’ll only share a few. I was fortunate enough to travel to Rome, Florence, Venice, Vienna, and Prague.

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Who wouldn’t be excited about gelato twice a day?

ImageThis trip has solidified the fact that my mom is one of the most amazing people I know. And I know a lot of fantastic people.

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This is probably one of my favorite photos from the whole vacation – in front of the John Lennon wall during our electric bike tour (such fun)!

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The art we traveled the world to see.

Like I said, I have tons of photos I could share; I’m sure I’ll include more in the future. After that though, I headed out to do one of my favorite things in the world: archaeology

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My muscles were extremely sore and my hands are still covered in blisters, but I love it.

So – that’s been the last weeks for me. Crazy and exciting and overwhelming – all the best things. Now I’m about to work full-time (my first day is tomorrow at 8 am! yikes!)

Hopefully I’ll be back to posting more regularly. Fingers crossed!

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