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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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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