If you asked me about my summer plans even a month ago I would have excitedly responded with ‘unemployment’! Then I’d feel compelled to explain that I was actually planning on focusing on self-employment…from whatever WiFi I could get access to while traveling. I had grand plans for international travel, […]
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 […]
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 […]
**disclaimer: there will be a handful of swear words scattered throughout this article — that’s abnormal for me + my writing — I’m sorry, but this is one time when I feel like censoring the force of my feelings takes away from actually writing this…for me or for you.** The […]
It has been nearly a year since our first trip up to Columbine Cabins. Robb + I headed up on a whim after a few friends recommended the area. Since then we’ve been up there four times, always in the winter. In the past we have opted for the more […]
Contrary to popular opinion…you can not do it all. You just can’t. Time is finite, meaning we quite literally do not have time to do it all. That’s not to say you should always be throwing your hands up in the air + giving up on life. Oh, nooooo! Time, […]
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.