coming home.

hello, old friend. it’s nice to see you again. I started writing publically almost exactly a year ago. the plan was to have a one stop shop for my adventure photography, cutesy DIY projects, and silly, relatively irrelevant rants. in the blogger world, it was … Continue reading

turning back.

for the first time that i can remember, i set out to climb a mountain but didn’t make it to the top. the Persied meteor shower passed by my neck of the woods last weekend. it’s an event that frequents … Continue reading

the solo hiker.

there’s a trail near my house that goes straight up. it’s the perfect place for a girl like me to play. unfortunately i lack many friends who live nearby and wish to get their asses kicked by a mountain 2-3 … Continue reading

the blizzard.

it snowed in colorado today. being a state known for snow, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. it’s february. however, for all of us natives, transplants, and visitors alike, it actually is surprising because according to alec baldwin and wnyc, … Continue reading

mountain connection: january print edition.

papa & me

in case you aren’t one of 20,000 homes in the colorado foothills regions that receives the mountain connection (positive news) monthly paper (or maybe you are, but just missed it), here’s an article i wrote for the january 2013 theme: … Continue reading

for my boyfriend.

for anyone who knows me, and most of you who don’t, it’s easy to pick up on the fact that i consider myself an independent woman (thank you, destiny’s child). although some may argue that “woman” isn’t the proper descriptor, … Continue reading