Bonding Time With Reuben

Bonding Time With Reuben: In September, I took my first solo backpacking trip, venturing into the Kachina Peaks Wilderness and summiting Humphrey’s Peak, the highest point in Arizona. I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on the trip and revel in the accomplishment, but I also recognize it as a special bonding experience for […]

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Embracing Ambiguity

Embracing ambiguity: Less comfort, more life Where will I be in five years? What will be my biggest success, or failure? What if I’m unable to land a job? These are questions from the students who worked as a tutor at my college. For our semester training, we tutor coordinators tried to put together material that […]

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Trusting Your Path

I hike with my head down. This sounds insane, I know. I’m surrounded by trees and mountains and wildlife. Yet I keep my head down. I do this for a reason, if you can believe it. I do it because I am not focused on what is around me or where I am at any […]

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Embracing Change

As fall approaches, we begin to experience change in every sense of the word. We get busier, our sleeves get longer, and days get shorter. Even Game of Thrones has come to an end! The carefree, aloof vibe we carry with us through summer tends to dissolve as we approach the autumn months, and our […]

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Get Ready To Do Something Daring

“This is your dream. No one is going to make it happen for you. Get your shit together and make it so. Oh, and by the way, it will require sacrifice. There will be times you have to defend your priorities and make sense of your choices. Both to yourself in moments of questioning and to those around you who see it differently. But it will be worth it. A thousand times over.”

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