A Nervous State of Affairs

In two weeks, I will be asleep in a hostel in Singapore. After two or so years of “what do I do next,” one year of saving for that next thing, and 3.5 months of planning for this specific trip, I cannot believe that this is actually a reality. I’m excited, but the nerves are […]

Beach Bum to Ski Bum: Exploring Utah


For 25 years, I have been adamantly opposed to winter. I grew up within spitting distance of one tidal river or another, we rarely vacationed anywhere that wasn’t the beach, and I spent nine months of the year barefoot in a bathing suit. Nothing about being cold or bundled up has ever appealed to me. […]