On Overcoming

“You’re cute, but we don’t do plus size.” The words cut through me and my tepid confidence like a knife. Those words, spoken to me by the waif-ish casting director of a New York modeling agency, confirmed every worst fear I had ever had about myself. As long as I could remember, I was biggerContinue reading “On Overcoming”

Still. Life.

Each season is a new beginning. Each football season brings new projects to stay busy. Call it nesting, or call it settling down, but my new focus since getting married has been cultivating the most relaxing home environment possible. There’s something so soothing about looking at a room in disarray, and slowly rearranging and cleaningContinue reading “Still. Life.”

Harborview Sunset

Harborview Park San Mateo, CA April 25, 2017   One of the perks of recruiting season is┬áthat while the position coaches are out on the road, Nathaniel and I have lots of long, open evenings to spend together. In an attempt to avoid spending all of those precious hours sitting on the couch watching ourContinue reading “Harborview Sunset”

Engagement Photos

In September, I got engaged to the love of my life. He took me to dinner at one of our favorite restaurants in Half Moon Bay on a Wednesday, in the middle of the season. He’d been acting strange all week, and had been pushing to go out that night instead of being homebodies asContinue reading “Engagement Photos”

Mavericks

My camera hasn’t been doing much else besides gathering dust in the book shelf as of late. On Saturday morning, we ventured to Mavericks, the world-renowned (in)famous surf spot in Half Moon Bay, CA. Only one day prior to these pictures being taken, the El Nino-spurred waves had reached a height of 50-60 feet. TitansContinue reading “Mavericks”