im just a girl tryin to figure out life.
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these are things that make me happy, or inspire me to be better than i am.
Hello, Milwaukee. #holdingontosummer  (at Milwaukee Art Museum)

Hello, Milwaukee. #holdingontosummer (at Milwaukee Art Museum)

We take brunch very seriously. #amen  (at The National)

We take brunch very seriously. #amen (at The National)

Tequila makes her clothes fall off.  (at Rosie’s on Water        (Rosie’s Waterworks))

Tequila makes her clothes fall off. (at Rosie’s on Water (Rosie’s Waterworks))

Big S/O to this guy. Happy birthday, pa. You’re one of my favorite people on earth. I love you so much!  (at University of Notre Dame)

Big S/O to this guy. Happy birthday, pa. You’re one of my favorite people on earth. I love you so much! (at University of Notre Dame)

This lil one is finally 21! #candid  (at Chicago, Illinois)

This lil one is finally 21! #candid (at Chicago, Illinois)

On the road to nowhere land.  (at Ely, MN)

On the road to nowhere land. (at Ely, MN)

Me and ma girls. #puppylove (at Pelican Lake)

Me and ma girls. #puppylove (at Pelican Lake)

blueberries for sar  (at Wallin Berry Farm, Nisswa, MN.)

blueberries for sar (at Wallin Berry Farm, Nisswa, MN.)

Loved spending the weekend in Chicago with two of my favorite gals. (at Lion Head Pub)

Loved spending the weekend in Chicago with two of my favorite gals. (at Lion Head Pub)

Loved seeing Caroline Smith and Ingrid Michaelson last night. Thanks for the great show, ladies! #basilica2014 (at Basilica of Saint Mary)

Loved seeing Caroline Smith and Ingrid Michaelson last night. Thanks for the great show, ladies! #basilica2014 (at Basilica of Saint Mary)

Happy birthday to this beautiful lady. Through everything: sailor moon, vid games, high school, she’s stuck by my side.  Can’t imagine life without my soul sister.  (at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Grade School)

Happy birthday to this beautiful lady. Through everything: sailor moon, vid games, high school, she’s stuck by my side. Can’t imagine life without my soul sister. (at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Grade School)

Happy birthday, America!! I’m so lucky to have this gourmet BBQ chef and all the other hooligans up at the lake to celebrate with. #starsandstripes #murika  (at Pelican Lake)

Happy birthday, America!! I’m so lucky to have this gourmet BBQ chef and all the other hooligans up at the lake to celebrate with. #starsandstripes #murika (at Pelican Lake)

While I’m off chasing my own dreams, sailing around the world. Please know that I’m yours to keep, my beautiful girl. #tbt #cheesin  (at Galway, Ireland)

While I’m off chasing my own dreams, sailing around the world. Please know that I’m yours to keep, my beautiful girl. #tbt #cheesin (at Galway, Ireland)

Happiest of birthdays to this lovely lady!! You’ve brought a lot of joy into my life by being my friend. I love you to the moon and back! ❤️🌙

Happiest of birthdays to this lovely lady!! You’ve brought a lot of joy into my life by being my friend. I love you to the moon and back! ❤️🌙

I know where I got my sweet dance moves from!! Happy Father’s Day to this dancing daddy. (at Villa de Vanderwall)