Live from the Northwest Pickle Tour!


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Hashtagging the Hiatus: Scenes from Cambodia & Thailand


Are you curious about this so-called “Hiatus, Hiatus” that’s being referenced? Perhaps, you don’t have an Instagram account…or, you’ve found yourself wishing you could see all of Jess and Julia’s Instagram photos from their travels in one place but are slightly too lazy or not creepy enough to figure it out?
You’re in luck (ya weirdo)! Here are some of the highlights from our two-month adventures in Thailand and Cambodia. Enjoy… Continue reading


I don’t know about you, but I’ve had mixed, evolving thoughts on short-form blogging avenues, such as Instagram. Admittedly, I’ve become pretty obsessive about taking photos and playing with settings since it debuted on Android a couple of months back.  It’s addicting! And pretty!

On one hand, I think it’s cheap and lacking content. On the other, I think it can be brief and captivating, yet, I worry it’s too limiting and pushing actual thoughts to the side. Does it make Tumblr appear composed? Is there insight? Am I, once again, giving too many peeks into my life?

On the upside, I can choose to send my photos into the tweeting wasteland of one-liners (you can choose more social media outlets, but this is where I feel the most comfortable, wandering like so), and not feel like I’m clogging up the internet with overshare. I realize that I really enjoy the casual side of it, since I largely despise sharing photos or information on my personal Facebook account. What sense am I making here? We all draw our own lines.

Over all, it’s taking-over-the-internet-trendy, and if I’m co-running a bloggers conference, aren’t I supposed to keep up?


Here’s  a glimpse of what I’ve been up to, over there:

All images @jdfunks