Hi! Thanks for stopping by. I’m Courtney, a Los Angeles (San Gabriel Valley) native recently transplanted to San Diego, follower of Jesus, soon-to-be first time mama, food enthusiast, night owl, and conversationalist who is married to my number one cheerleader and best friend.
I started this blog in October 2013 to tell people’s untold stories in a way that’s never been told before, and to appreciate the beauty found in the day-to-day (often mundane) moments that make up life.
At Savor Good, you’ll find stories of inspiring people and glimpses of some of the things that make life good. I hope the content will provoke you to discover and appreciate the unique stories of people around you, embrace the good found in every moment, and share it with others.
My journey as a writer began when I was in elementary school where my classmates would ask me to edit their essays. I happily hand wrote encouraging notes to friends, teachers, and family members. I wrote a letter almost every day to my mom to document my day in detail and express my appreciation to her. My favorite subject in school was English and I loved to devour stacks of library books. Writing helped me to process being diagnosed as a child and living with a chronic illness. I was the editor-in-chief of my high school’s newspaper and majored in journalism in college.
In lieu of a writing-related career after college, I pursued leadership opportunities to be a part of the transformation of local and international urban poor communities and to grow as a follower of Jesus Christ. For the past few years, I have been a freelance writer and editor for a variety of websites. (see some of my work here)
I believe I must keep writing to magnify the beauty in every person’s story and to positively impact communities.
Thanks for following along in my journey. I’m so glad to have you here!
P.S. Connect with me on Twitter and Instagram to find more reasons to savor good. I’d love to hear from you via email at savorgood[at]gmail dot com
You and Howard make an great team, Courtney! I knew that you wrote, but didn’t know that he was a budding photographer. Cool article about the Thai restaurant. Keep up the good work!