Happiness is a funny thing when you sit down and think about it. All your life you’re told to do things that make you happy, to pursue happiness. As an American one of your fundamental rights is the pursuit of happiness. It’s funny though, the more you pursue happiness the more it seems to evade … More The “Pursuit of Happiness”
In case you didn’t know, I am currently on my first trip outside (and it’s a solo trip!) of the U.S. and Canada. While I am writing this, I am sitting in an airport in Paris about to embark on 24 hours of travel that will end with my arrival in Zambia. Traveling alone is … More Pushing the Comfort Zone
Recently someone commented on a Facebook status I was tagged in and they said “I know that I had nothing to do with the amazing life you have created but I want you to know I am incredibly proud of you.” That someone was a teacher I had back in High School and I don’t … More Food for Thought
Overlooking Hidden Lake Don’t get me wrong I love a good Bridger Bowl powder day, but with current temperatures sitting below freezing, I can’t help but dream of … More Glacier Guide
Some days it is so hard to drown out all of the noise — it becomes deafening. Some days I can’t decipher my own emotions from flood of everyone elses. Some days I just want quiet. Just a few moments of calm before the seas start raging again. This is what my brain feels like … More Calm Before the Storm
Christmas is 2 days away. For retail workers that means two days of pure hell. Two days filled with customers begging for you to make sold out items appear out of thin air. No sir, I can’t get you that shirt in a size small – maybe you should have shopped a week ago? As … More The Plight of the Retail Worker
Is it just me or do the holidays cause unnecessary stress? Everyone seems so frantic all the time, struggling to find the perfect gift for everyone. Why is it like that? I might be jaded because I do work retail… I find people come in angry that they waited until the last minute to buy … More Have we lost sight of what matters?