Camping: By Thyself

Occasionally, I like to go camping by myself. Sometimes it goes really well, other times… not so much. Over Easter weekend I went camping at Deception Pass State Park, and it went… alright (said in a high pitched, reassuring voice). The park was beautiful, like anyone who has ever been there will tell you. The…

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Cartwheels: That Childhood Everest

So, I am an averagely athletic person. I played sports in middle school and high school, I run and hike and swim, I do yoga and lift weights and all the typical pacific northwest activities, but I have never been able to do a cartwheel. I’m sure I tried when I was younger, but have…

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Life in Limbo

Coming back home to Washington has been difficult. I thought it would be, and I was right…bummer. It would be nice if I could make sense of all my confusion and frustration with being back, but everything feels so muddled. At first, I felt so shattered like I was a piece of glass that was…

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Week 13: Changing

This is my last full day in Byron Bay, and as I collect my gear and ration my food I am surprised at how different I feel. I am empowered and softer, I feel really great about the free latte and Mars bar I ate. every. single. day.

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