Reflecting on December – 2018

Christmas is my favorite holiday. I adore the decorating, the preparations, the gift-wrapping, and the chance to see so many of my friends and family. The world is wrapped in white and lights and joy - what's not to love? This was my first Christmas in my apartment in Buena Vista and the first time … Continue reading Reflecting on December – 2018

Why Serve? Getting to the Heart of Hospitality

I've been thinking about what is truly at the heart of hospitality that speaks to my soul. It must go beyond setting tables, organizing weekend groups, and endless amounts of cleaning - right? Why is it that I chose to pursue hospitality for part of my college education? Why does creating beautiful spaces for people … Continue reading Why Serve? Getting to the Heart of Hospitality

Reflecting on November – 2018

November is my second favorite month of the entire year (closely following December!) It's filled with shorter days and longer nights, both perfect for cozy evenings at home with a good book and a hot cup of coffee. It's also when I start to reflect on the past year's goals, accomplishments, dreams, and lessons. In … Continue reading Reflecting on November – 2018

Reflecting on October – 2018

I love fall - it's definitely my favorite season. Spiced cider, crisp air, and fires in the hearths. Many of my loved ones have birthdays in the autumn, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, and I enjoy the shorter days that bring people closer together. October was a quiet month. One of the highlights … Continue reading Reflecting on October – 2018