Bay to Breakers 2011

We dressed as "Vikings" this year for SF's 100th Anniversary Bay to Breakers! We've done Bay to Breakers  in college but this was the first time starting in SF and not taking the train down from Santa Clara which was definitely a different experience! Missed the whole 890 Poplar crew (+ SM) though <3.

Last Year dressed as the months of the year

890 Poplar <3


Hutch, Chris, Case, Sarah, Romey, Tim at the starting line last year :)



And most of all be warm in your love for one another; because in love there is forgiveness for sins without number - 1 Peter 4:8


I spent the past weekend at Coachella in Indio, CA with a huge group of college friends and had so much fun. I'm not sure camping is my 'thing' but the concerts were amazing and the perfect way to spend the weekend catching up with all my friends who didn't move to SF. A few favorite songs below <3

Mumford and Sons, The Cave

The National, Bloodbuzz Ohio

Cold War Kids, Audience

Arcade Fire, Rebellion

Kings of Leon, Cold Desert

Kings of Leon, The Immortals



Megs, Marge, and Maddi visited me in San Francisco a few weekend ago! We have had a countdown since summer and I was worried that the trip might not live up to our outrageous expectations but it was more fun than I could have ever expected. Haven't laughed that hard in a LONG time. Love you all and love Villa more than ever for bringing us all together <3. 

All of us still wear our Villa ring everyday! <3 it

Visiting Alcatraz

This isn't even cute but I'm obsessed with you guys and only took 3 pictures of the weekend so its going up :)

Miss you forever and ever

How did I get so lucky???



Steph and I went exploring...
Lyon Street Steps

Beach :)

Sunset in the Marina

Chocolate Brownie Pie Steph and I made yesterday

Views from Twin Peaks!


Going through my iPhone, I stumbled across these pictures which made me happy.

Here is a picture of my entire Dad's side of the family...
My Puppy Phinnie dressed in a Santa Suit
Skype date with my brother Louie (we wanted Annie to join but she was already snoozin)
Maggie's 21st Bday party while I was in STL

Light of my Life (Samantha Rapport)
My hilarious Mom sitting by her idol (a statue of I Love Lucy)
Valentine's Day Dinner Date with Casi, Steph and Kristina
The cake...

Old instagrammed pic of me and Brycey
The most beautiful city in the world :)

Parents Visit

Sorry for the lack of blogging lately!! My mom and dad came for a visit which was amazing. Outside of the shopping, here are the pictures of what we did! Miss them already...
 Spent Friday Afternoon at the SF MOMA (Museum of Modern Art)

 Drove to the Land's End Trail on the opposite side of the GG Bridge where I live and went on a hike with my Mom

Last night having Mom and Dad in town!



Country Strong

Love the soundtrack to Country Strong (saw it tonight with Case). Happy to have new country music on my playlist! Here's a clip from the movie...


The End of Eppie31

I recently tried to log-in to "i-chat" to video chat with Meg and was informed that my AIM screenname that i've had since I was eleven years old has been permanently suspended due to a virus that was apparently sending inappropriate e-mails to my entire inbox. Feeling nostalgic and bummed out about this!


Happy New Year!!!!!!!

As I'm wrapping up my first day of the new year and last day in Saint Louis until god only knows when, I can't help but feel so LUCKY for how amazing my trip home has been. Marge, Maddi, and I drove up to Chicago yesterday to spend New Years Eve with Meg who couldn't make it home for the holidays. After four bottles of champagne, a stop at RT's house and a midnight toast with Meg's college friends at Rockit in Wrigleyville, we ordered a pizza and were home by one. Is it sad that a New Years ending at one o'clock was my favorite ever?

STL Pic at RT's Apartment

New Years Resolutions
1. Train for another half marathon
2. Start going to church again
3. Learn to sail and cook
4. Stop saying the word "fuck" (unless absolutely necessary)

Marisa even stopped by this morning and I got to make a quick stop and see Sarah's new apartment (miss you) and see Amy, Casi, and Steph before spending 5 hours in the car with Greg (@GregMantych) and the girls playing 20 questions. A wonderful New Years Eve with all my beautiful friends, I'm so glad I got to spend it with so many people. Although, I think tomorrow is going to be slightly heartbreaking leaving my Saint Louis loves when I head back to SF (counting down the days til the first week of March). Happy New Year everyone - I have a really good feeling about this year!!!

P.S. I forgot to mention my favorite part about Chicago. When we got home, Meg laced up her sneakers while still wearing her dress and sprinted out the door of her apartment. Thankfully she left a trail of potato chips that led to the elevator where we found her, in a black mini dress and nike running shoes.