A little bit about me…

Let’s Connect

Hello, fellow human!

My name is Gabrielle, and I’m excited to connect with you. I’m a writer by nature, viewing the world with a poet-photographer’s eye since I was a small child. I carry that curiosity and wonder into adulthood with the mission of bringing the extraordinary into the everyday. Through brave honesty and tales of authentic living, I hope to inspire you to do the same.

My 2023 Mantra: Get comfortable being uncomfortable.
My 2022 Mantra: Practice kindness, not criticism.
My 2021 Mantra: Know better, do better.

2022 Bookshelf

  • Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin (my favorite book)
  • When Women Lead by Julia Boorstin
  • Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
  • I’ll Show Myself Out by Jessi Klein
  • Love + Work by Marcus Buckingham
  • The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
  • The Book of V. by Anna Solomon
  • The Midnight Library by Matthew Haig
  • Trust + Inspire by Stephen RM Covey
  • What I was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman
  • The Baby on the Fire Escape by Julie Phillips
  • Nice Racism by Robin DiAngelo
  • Still Life by Sarah Winman
  • Older, but Better, but Older by Caroline de Maigret and Sophie Mas
  • Believe in People by Charles Koch & Brian Hooks
  • The Best American Travel Writing 2020 edited by Robert Macfarlane
  • The Adaptation Advantage by Heather McGowan & Chris Shipley
  • The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
  • Atlas of the Heart by Brene Brown
  • New York, My Village by Uwem Akpan
  • All Adults Here by Emma Straub
  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • The Mystery of Charles Dickens by A.N. Wilson

2021 Bookshelf

  • Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
  • The Bee Keeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
  • The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren
  • Blow Your House Down by Gina Frangello
  • Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
  • Better Luck Next Time by Julia Claiborne Johnson
  • Push & Pull by Noah Berghammer
  • A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler
  • this one wild and precious life by Sarah Wilson
  • Destination Wellness by Annie Daly
  • Sontag by Benjamin Moser
  • Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore
  • The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt
  • How to Be a Family by Dan Kois
  • Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy
  • The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
  • A Bend in the Stars by Rachel Barenbaum
  • Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
  • Untamed by Glennon Doyle
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