This has been kind of a confusing week. On Tuesday we woke up at 4am and jumped on a plane. Approximately 18 hours later, we arrived to a sunny morning in Barcelona, Spain. We were incredibly tired, and after finding out that our room wouldn’t be ready for hours, I fell asleep in the hotel lobby. […]
In the past 6 months or so I’ve been doing a lot more traveling than usual. I’ve gone along with my husband to a couple of international conferences and events, and we’ve visited family in the US. But on all of these trips, even the 2-week visit to Australia, we never checked a single bag. […]
As of today (Monday) I’m still in Australia, but I’m leaving for home tomorrow. Thanks to hyper-fast future travel, my trip will only take 40 minutes! Ok, sadly it just looks that way on paper due to the weirdness of time zones. The bad news is, regular posts have been difficult during this […]
On Sunday (yeah, THIS Sunday, just a couple of days from now), I’m leaving for a trip to Australia. My husband and I will be visiting Perth, where he’s speaking at the Perth Writers Festival. After that we’ll head over to Melbourne for a week before we […]
Although I’m definitely a city girl, lately I’ve been feeling the urge to get out of town and visit the Oregon coast. Honestly I think it was partly because I had been looking at pretty Pacific ocean photos on Pinterest, but I was also just craving some peaceful nature. So yesterday Steven and I […]
My name is Rachel and I live in wonderful Portland, OR. Transient Expression is about fashion, style, and DIY. I love to share craft projects, cute outfits, recipes, and inspiration for living a handmade life.