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Catching Up

I’ve been traveling since I landed in Los Angeles May 20.

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I loved exploring LA’s neighborhoods. It felt like 1000 cities jammed into one.


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I joined my friend Rachel up the coast for a wedding near San Luis Obispo. We took some time to go to a local beach before I caught a Greyhound to San Francisco.

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My friends Adam & Amelia Greenhall moved to the Mission District earlier this year. In addition to exploring the graffiti alleys of their neighborhood, I took a couple bike rides throughout the city, including a ride up to the Golden Gate Bridge and down the winding Lombard St.

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 I next flew to Houston, where I reunited with my best friends from Vanderbilt for Andy’s wedding. I had some time to explore Houston’s museum district and downtown, an eye-opening experience for an urban planner.

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Knoxville came next. I welcomed the Blue Plate Special, Market Square, Preservation Pub, and Tomato Head back into my life before zipping down to Atlanta and Chattanooga to visit my friends Erin and Kit.

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Back in Knoxville, I joined my parents on a canoe trip down the Clinch River and spoke to the Rotary Club of Knoxville. Bonnaroo was next, and now I’m enjoying Nashville. More on that later.