Child of the Earth

I stood amidst the trees, wondering whether the ground upon which I stood were someone’s yard or a part of the natural habitat, left untouched by human hands. We dined on various vegan… Continue reading

Down by the River

Today was solid, though it ended with immersion. I’ve been told that the months of August and September are the best to be here, and I think I understand why. It is absolutely… Continue reading

Needs Improvement

I think that you could use this two word phrase to describe absolutely everything in our society, whether you are looking at a personal, community, state, national, or global level. To me, this… Continue reading


Where did today go? It’s after 10:30 already and nearing my bed time, but I felt like I needed to post today, as I slacked over the weekend on my commitment to blogging.… Continue reading

Smoking and Shuffleboard

One of the massive differences between the place I’m currently living and the place I moved from is the attitudes that people hold about smoking. It is a lot more prevalent here, and… Continue reading

Vulnerability, Love and Acceptance

I’ve always been a proponent of vulnerability. I see it as a key for relational growth, as I believe when people take risks in sharing their real self with others in relationships, magic… Continue reading

Loving the 9 to 5

Many people seem to complain about having to work a full 40 hour work week. Personally, I think it’s awesome. Coming from student teaching where I would have to lesson plan, grade, call/e-mail… Continue reading

A Place for Rejects

Today I had my first full day here without my dad, who, I drove to a hotel near the airport and who flew home this morning. Today was pretty much information overload, but… Continue reading

The Big Move

Sorry that I’ve been silent the last few days. I’ve been purchasing furniture, moving in, unpacking, and trying to figure out this new city. This post will have to be short because I… Continue reading

Eat This, Not That

You may or may not know that I’m kind of into the whole “healthy eating” thing. When I go to a potluck, I’m likely to bring a bowl of fruit or a salad.… Continue reading