Unspoken Rules

Humans are strange and complex. Often times we do things that baffle us and those around us in equal measure. We say things then think, "I don't actually believe that." We establish rules to govern ourselves, create boundaries that situate others into our world views like stars in a constellation, and sometimes make compromises to …

An Open Letter on Student Debt

"If you're going to gamble, know that you are gambling. Never roll the dice without being aware that you are holding a pair of dice in your hands. And make certain that you can actually cover your bets (both emotionally and financially)." -Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic To Liz Gilbert (who will probably never read this): …

The Challenge

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"I am well aware of the hardship I will be facing. I am the first to admit I am remarkably unqualified for such a hazardous undertaking. But this is precisely the point of my journey. I'd like to think an ordinary person is capable of anything." -Robyn Davidson, Tracks I set myself a challenge. I'm …

The Crawl

"Life on planet Earth is a gift. And you only get it for as long as you get it. Then the magic gets blown up." Vapor Meditation by The Liturgists There came a point in my life where, in general I didn't care how I looked. I didn't care how bad my acne was, or …