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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Hippy not Hypocrite

What do you care about? Aside from your relationships (like friends and family) and your religion, what causes make you itch? For me, it’s hard to decide on just one cause. I care so deeply about many issues. You see, I cannot take on all the causes that my heart bleeds for. I cannot fight […]

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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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Small Town Memory Lane

He had a black t-shirt on and bifocals thick as cream pie. He wanted coffee so I turned on my heels to fetch it for him. I returned to the table and set a steaming mug of joe in front of him. A moment passed and his eyes scrunched up. “Did you ever get the […]

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