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Diving into the Decatur Cornfields thumbnail

The black hole of content from August of 2016 to April of 2017 — when I jumped forward to blog the summer of 2017 as it was happening — have been haunting me. I’m so excited the time has finally come for me to catch up on them! I can’t wait to turn my detailed notes…

Chicago By Mat, By Board, and By Rooftop thumbnail

The black hole of content from August of 2016 to April of 2017 — when I jumped forward to blog the summer of 2017 as it was happening — have been haunting me. I’m so excited the time has finally come for me to catch up on them! I can’t wait to turn my detailed notes…

Announcing Wanderland Waves: Island-Inspired Jewelry thumbnail

It’s a pretty exciting day today at Wanderland HQ, friends — a headquarters that just so happens to sit on a lush, tiny island in the middle of a vast, beautiful ocean. It’s been hard not to shout this one from the thatch-rooftops these past weeks as we’ve worked behind-the-scenes to make this happen: today, I’m…

Tucker’s Tails: Los Angeles Edition thumbnail

By Tucker Baackes Well hello again, humans. It’s been over a year since my last guest dlog (a blog by a dog, get with the program), and I’ve got to say, I’ve been none too happy to be silenced. My busy life in Los Angeles has been absolutely brimming with potential for interesting posts — When…

Eight Sunny Memories from Two Weeks in Los Angeles thumbnail

Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while know that my relationship with the City of Angels has been a slow burn. I was pretty unenthused when my dad first relocated there, finding the city to be  spread out, stressful, grimy and quite frankly charmless upon my first visit. Then I came…

The Great Escape: Month 74 Roundup thumbnail

What a wild month this one was! I wrapped up a nice little period of family time and personal travel for the first few weeks before shifting gears into a busy period of back-to-back work campaigns to round out the summer. It was also a weird month as it found me saying goodbye to my East…

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