Where Does Your Garden Grow?

As humans we probably have a million thoughts a day that run through our heads and never get voiced. Each. One thing I've never told anybody, not even my closest friends and family, is actually more along the lines of a conspiracy theory: Almost every day  Sometimes I throw away perfectly compostable items in hopes that …

On Protagonists and Promotions

Today is my last day of my first "grown up" job. I can't count the number of times I've started to write something about this job only to slam on the breaks. It isn't exciting. It isn't exotic. It isn't heart-pounding. As a matter of fact it is often boring, stressful, and annoying. No one …

Here Kitty, Kitty.

Spontaneity. I would call it a fundamental building block in the lives of some people. Certain events snowball, but for those people who are partly (or wholly) fueled by this non-metric element, it's more like a rocket launch. You have an idea. You investigate and/or pursue the idea. Then suddenly you are hundreds of thousands …

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 …