Breakfast with my favorite other Kayla today. Two years ago we were sharing a room in Italy and now we are sharing eggs and hash browns. Happy Sunday!

Enjoy simple moments in life that make you feel free.

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention.”

- Rachel Naomi Remen

This morning’s medal from the Brewers half marathon. I made it a goal three years ago to run a race in every place I’ve called home. Today I am declaring Milwaukee home even if it’s just for a little bit.

It definitely is one I am very thankful for.

“Like wildflowers, you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would.”

- Unknown

I have a thing for skyscrapers and blue skies. It’s called love.

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.”

- Ambrose Redmoon

I’ll let you in on a little secret: I’m actually not a terrible cook. I’m usually just too lazy to actually make food, but when I do, you can bet it’s amazing.

“The sun is perfect and you woke this morning. You have enough language in your mouth to be understood. You have a name, and someone wants to call it. Five fingers on your hand and someone wants to hold it. If we just start there, every beautiful thing that has and will ever exist is possible. If we start there, everything, for a moment, is right in the world.”

- Warsan Shire

Skyscrapers and rivers. Chicago, you know the way to my heart.

“To love means to open ourselves to the negative as well as the positive—to grief, sorrow, and disappointment as well as to joy, fulfillment, and an intensity of consciousness we did not know was possible before.”

- Rollo May

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