Engagement Story

“I just couldn’t wait any longer…” – Christopher Van Wingerden On my first day my sophomore year at a new high school I carried around lollipops to make friends. My Aunt had suggested it to me earlier that summer and I was desperate for new beginnings, so I took her advice. About 15 minutes into […]

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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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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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