Hi, and welcome to my site! It’s a blog about personal finance, the arts, travel and nature, usually told through the lens of my search for happiness and mindfulness in life. Why those things? Well, because I’m passionate about them, and I find they help me be more relaxed and happy. It works for me, so I want to share my thoughts with others in the hopes that it works for you too!

So you want to learn more about photography? That’s great! It’s a huge passion of mine, and one you can pursue for your entire life. You don’t have to spend a ton of money on a fancy camera and lenses to take great photos, either (though you definitely can). [...]
As I mentioned on the About Me page of this site, I study Karate – Goju Ryu, for the practitioners out there. I’ve been training for over three years now, and what I’ve noticed over time is that the reasons I continue to study karate have changed since I first took up the art. [...]