Dear Diary

Scribbles From a Little Pink-Paisley Diary   03/20th: “& we’re off-jets roaring in my ears and I couldn’t be more excited.” “…vamos juntos a El Espino.” 03/21st: “I like people & interactions & English & Spanish & listening & learning & feeling all of these feelings that I can feel.” 03/22nd: “Serendipity.” 03/23rd “Love your […]

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The 365 Day Sentiment

REFLECTION: Pt. 1 It’s so easy to get caught up in future forward forever & forthcoming. It’s our nature to be tangled in tomorrows and twisted in to-dos.. But tonight I part into the past. One year ago I embarked on an unforgettable adventure. Pt. 2 U.S.A: Responsibility felt like hot stones in my pocket I […]

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Climbing at Ouray Ice Park

The Ouray Ice Park is incredible. Thanks to the Outdoor Program at CMesaU I got to visit the ice park to get an ice climbing training from the ever talented and knowledgeable Ryan Dutch. I never could have imagined climbing my way to the top of a frozen summit, but I did…and I think sometime soon […]

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Connected Universe

I needed money..and I needed it bad. I was studying abroad in the south of Spain and had been there for a few months. Traveling to different cities & countries gave me a wealth of new perspective, but it drained my bank account in a hurry. Interestingly enough, I had this strange bit of peace […]

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Voy

My heart beats fast as a new opportunity weaves it’s golden fibers into my life. For the past few years Mesa Catholic Ministries has been partnering with the Foundation for Cultural Exchange to go to El Espino, El Salvador for immersion trips. My dear friend Mary was lucky enough to go on one of the immersion trips last Spring Break. At […]

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Fall Break 2014

Here’s a video I put together from this year’s Fall Break rafting extravaganza. Take a peak. FRIDAY: (Supposed) hike from the top of Mee Canyon to the bottom: ~10 miles. (Our) hike from the top of Mee Canyon to the bottom after a tiny turn-around: ~13 miles. Hours spend hiking: ~10 hours. Backpacker’s lunch: sausage, […]

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Climbing the ladder of success with Kenny

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” -John Muir Above is a photo my classmate and friend Kenny took this past weekend on an Outdoor Program trip to the Telluride Via Ferrata. Viewing his sensational photos of the expedition inspires me so much. To be a strong and more efficient outdoor athlete and leader, […]

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