My Word For 2018

So, typically, we pick out a word or phrase at the beginning of each year to guide our thoughts and actions, helping us achieve certain goals or live a certain way. It’s our theme for the year. It’s an anchor; a north star. But, come January 1, 2018, I didn’t have one. I was just …

Visiting Tampa For The First Time in Over A Year: it got emotional

I got to spend Christmas in Orlando. Last year I joked with my family that all I wanted for Christmas was a tan because, after living in Tampa for eight years, I wasn't used to slowly fading from sun-kissed to sickly in the wintertime. Colorado's winters are sunny, but we're all still bundled up pretty …

Catching up on Monday: Job Rejections, a Podcast, a Sweatshirt, a Bike Ride

One hundred seventy eight. That’s how many jobs I’ve applied to in the past year living in Boulder. Most were local, but every once in awhile, when I was swimming in a sea of rejection feeling frustrated and defeated, I would send my resume to cool shops in Seattle, Portland, or NorCal—cities with good riding, …