I'm in the state of Illinois for a few weeks to stay with some dear friends in Chicago and stretch my wings a little bit.

So far, it's lovely. Trying to balance waking up later, and going to bed at different times is a little bit new to me. But the people are dear and feel more like family. I could get used to this.

A few days ago we took a walk to the zoo and hung out with a bunch of animals and walked until our knees hurt and our bones felt heavy like led (or was that just me?). I'm excited to see what this city holds for me!

What are some of your summer plans?
xoxo Johanna


  1. yeahhh, chicago is def on my bucket list. THE FIRST TWO SHOTS. my heart. (those houses in the second photo looks just like what dreams are made of and the ivy and flora in general growing on the walls.)
    chicago, shakespeare, and your camera look good on you. ;) #srslysopretty

  2. Girl, your photos are super beautiful. Also, so much appreciation for you w/ shakespeare ;)
    gosh my summer plans are pretty much nothing. reading a bunch i guess :p

  3. you're so cute and i miss youuuuuu. and if you see my grandma, tell her i said hi! she's the classiest woman to ever live.

  4. You have a beautiful, beautiful blog. And yay for the Shakespeare statue. :)

  5. seriously. this is amazing. I am in love with your stellar photography skills + I've loved hearing all about your Chicago adventures. :)


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