Training While Traveling

I’ve been abroad for the past four weeks + traveling on a weekly basis for the past two months. To say my life has been all over the place would be…well, a very literal statement. There was still snow on the ground in Colorado when I signed up for the […]

friends + feelings

Saving Chalet Martin

I stumbled upon Chalet Martin, a quaint hostel in the Swiss Alps that is full of love + personality, in the fall of 2015. I was on my first stint of truly solo travel + on a mission to spend the least amount of money possible. Partly because I’ve also […]

friends + feelings

A Weekend in San Francisco

A few weeks ago I realized I had a long weekend off work…with nothing planned! I scampered off in search of cheap flights while convincing Robb the best plan was definitely to leave town. We ended up finding $80/person round trip flights to San Francisco. That’s about as far as […]


Oh hai + welcome to the oversharing! I live in the Rocky Mountains in a little tourist town surrounded by bustling ski resorts, rugged mountain peaks + endless miles of dirt ribbon trails.  My winters are spent working at a resorts’ emergency room while my summers are spent roaming trails […]

trails + tents

Getting Back on the Splitboard

Winter is finally here, sort of. At least we’re getting a bit of snow here + there. Our trees aren’t exactly drooping in snowflakes + there are still plenty of rocks poking through the flakes we do have. But…snow is snow. We haven’t had many truly cold days but at […]

friends + feelings

Accepting Reality // I Can Fix This…Probably. Not.

As I pull my phone from my ear + thumb over the red “hang up” button my mind is overwhelmed. For myself + more so for my friend. Ideas pumped through my mind, already full of possible worst case scenarios. Was my advice worthy of his situation? Did I say the right thing? Was I leading him astray with my own interpretation of the situation? Life was really doing a great job of punching him in the throat with one reality check after another. I knew he could handle it, but it still didn’t seem fair. There has to be a way to make this better. Easier. Simpler. Yes, yes, I know! This problem is also not…my problem. The drama is not…my drama. Yet I want to help. I want to make a difference in the life of the friend I was just chatting with. There has to be a way for me to fix everything.