Success Series: Taking Chances ft. Tyler Winder 

He is one of those people who you know of before you actually meet him in person.  One of those people who feels confident and comfortable in his own skin. He is one of those people that everyone can befriend…the kind of guy that everyone cheers on from the sidelines. He is too funny for […]

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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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Stay Nice, Colorado

  There are two ways of saying, “you’re so nice.” The first way to say “you’re so nice” is laced with curiosity. There are subtle hints of disbelief and a few dashes of surprise. The other way to say, “you’re so nice” is riddled with disdain, with mistrust, like they wanted to say “you must […]

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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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Beef Jerky

A bit of sweat perched on my upper lip. My hair, sticking to my neck, has volume unknown to me in the States. Curly, wild, and hot. I need a hair tie. I brush my lip with the top of my hand and shuffled through my sack for something to pull my hair back with. […]

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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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Viajar Sola

July 1st Day Nine: Hot and sticky from the humidity and fully rested, I crawled out of bed and made my way to the market to buy some ingredients for breakfast. And then, naturally, I made my way to the beach. A new group of hostel friends that had just made it to the island a […]

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