Finding Hollywood

After spending the week in Berkeley, Anina and I set off on a Road trip to Southern California! It was an awesome ride, filled with music, great conversations, and much laughter 🙂 We even came across a spicy car! Our first stop was Stanford University, where we visited our cousin, David. He gave us a … Continue reading Finding Hollywood

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Study Adventure – Anina

On Saturday, my cousin and I went into San Francisco. Being a college student can often feel like a 24 hour job. You have classes and then when you’re not at class you’re studying. And if you’re not studying you’re either working or doing errands. It can feel like it never ends. So we went … Continue reading Study Adventure – Anina

Northern California – Aviva

For my newest venture, I flew to California to visit my sister, Anina, at UC Berkeley, and the two of us took a road trip across the state! I took an early morning flight from JFK to SFO, getting up a good two hours before the sun did. When I was carrying out my luggages … Continue reading Northern California – Aviva

Pre-Incan Origins – Cathy

Our blankets are made by native artisans from Otavalo, which is a town located below the Imbabura volcano in Ecuador. It has a pre-Incan origin. Some think its name mean “Place of our ancestors” by the Chaima language.  Others think it means “ Everyone’s blanket”  probably because it was the center for all passing merchants and the home … Continue reading Pre-Incan Origins – Cathy

Time. – Anina

In today’s busy world, we often focus on our lack of time. I know I have. One of my biggest complaints is that there aren’t enough hours in the day to do all the things I need to get done.  I’ve spent most of my life focusing on my lack of time, when in reality … Continue reading Time. – Anina

Patience​ ​and​ ​“the​ ​Process” – Anina

I​ ​love​ ​goals. Goals​ ​are​ ​a​ ​part​ ​of​ ​what​ ​makes​ ​life​ ​interesting​ ​and​ ​challenging.​ ​If​ ​we​ ​didn’t​ ​have​ ​goals​ ​we wouldn’t​ ​get​ ​anywhere. I’ve​ ​never​ ​been​ ​one​ ​to​ ​really​ ​love​ ​the​ ​process​ ​to​ ​the​ ​goal​ ​though.​ ​The​ ​goal​ ​was​ ​what​ ​I cared​ ​about,​ ​whatever​ ​was​ ​in​ ​between​ ​me​ ​and​ ​my​ ​goal​ ​was​ ​the​ ​annoying​ ​part.​ … Continue reading Patience​ ​and​ ​“the​ ​Process” – Anina

Behind Ecuadane – Martina

My mom and I, left to Ecuador on Sunday in the afternoon. We got to Quito at 10 o'clock and I was ready for our adventure to begin.  As soon as we got to my grandma's house, we went straight to bed. The next day we planed our trip to Otovalo. We got up at 6:20 and left the … Continue reading Behind Ecuadane – Martina