London Take Two: Day One (and One and a Half) – May 22-23, 2017

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

LONDON TAKE TWO: The One Week Before Departure Post

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

The Weakest Step

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

A Living Nightmare

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

One Class To Go

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?