Black Gold

My fascination with composting was born in college from the womb of wanting to live sustainably. At the time, I loved to garden – I loved flowers – but back then, I didn’t care about the nutrient rich product that the compost provided to a garden, I just wanted to be “sustainable.” What did that […]

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So far, so good

Some of my thoughts on making decisions, cross country road trips, moving in with your partner, and finding work in a new place. Making Decisions It always astounds me how opportunities manifest themselves. It’s almost as if specific opportunities are always there, waiting.  Waiting for you to dream them up and then peel back the […]

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Since Graduating (A Love Story)

I had been climbing the mountain for four years. One rainy day in May I finally reached the summit, ecstatic to have made it after all these years. I flirted with the clouds and took some moments to catch my breath. I looked out at the great wide world and felt an intense flood of satisfaction […]

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Pura Locura

June 23rd Day One: My mouth feels like I have dry swallowed a packet of Ramen shrimp flavouring. I’m walking beef jerky; the magical flying air boat sucked the moisture right out of me. I started my travels in Colorado monday night. I’ll spare the dehydrating details, but it’s noon here in Puerto Rico and […]

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What’s to come?

The last six weeks have been like the hot bouncing liquid inside a lava lamp. Brilliant in the way the time flexed, slid, and oozed onward blurring and combining onto itself into lumps. Working in the heat of the moment, melting time into memories. This mad time-warp was created and emphasised during my last Spring semester […]

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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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Spanish Language Night

The annual Spanish Language night at Colorado Mesa University is quite the event. It’s worth a huge percentage of our grade and requires lots of preparation and teamwork. I had so much fun coming up with a concept and bringing it to “stage.” We preformed for the television studio and then twice for over 60 people […]

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