Earlier, as I dazedly walked through the crowded, bustling streets of London, rolling a small suitcase and double-checking my phone every five seconds to make sure I was getting where I needed to go, I found myself humming a line from the opening song from La La Land: “I could be brave or just insane… … More London Take Two: Day One (and One and a Half) – May 22-23, 2017
It’s happening. I repeat: It’s actually happening. A week from tomorrow, I land in London after close to four years of dreaming of the day I return. In June of 2013, I participated in a two-week long study abroad experience for the ASU School of Sustainability’s program during which I studied sustainability policy in governance. … More LONDON TAKE TWO: The One Week Before Departure Post
I see her in the mountains. I see her in every saguaro and palo verde and creosote bush. I feel her in every breath of wind and in the sun on my face. I hear her charging across the sky. I look all around me and she is there, breathing life into my aching heart. … More The Weakest Step
She’s gone. My little girl, my sister from the moment our eyes met, my beautiful, young, wild and spirited mare joined the Great Herd today at 12:30. Her X-rays yesterday showed further rotation in both front feet and her coffin bones were actually starting to sink. She was losing weight, her poor legs shook with … More An Announcement: Sonora
I debated even writing about this. About how we – in the last 48 hours – came to the edge of the abyss of losing Heighten. The edge of the freaking abyss. Neither Jim or I want to relive the nightmare that was Sunday afternoon and Sunday early evening and Sunday night and Monday in the … More A Living Nightmare
This is me after officially completing my second-to-last class for my graduate program at 8:21 this evening, only leaving my capstone thesis between me and my diploma: This is also me: But also me: and also me … … … Is it May yet?
I won’t just survive Oh, you will see me thrive Can’t write my story I’m beyond the archetype [I heard Katy Perry’s song “Rise” around August of last year and it about blew my soul wide open. Every now and then, a song just gets under my skin and become self-defining. To me, “Rise” defines my battle with – … More Rise: It’s Time To Talk About Anxiety