Travel

Travel

34,000 Feet

Wyoming, halfway. An essay about my time here so far.

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Cruising Altitude: A Poem

On takeoff, I saw these two people hold hands from across the aisle on a very small airplane. This poem is birthed from that image.

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Skiing Kicked My Butt and I Can’t Stop Writing About It As a Result

A bullet list of what I learned after a rough week of trying to ski for the first time. I had to put my ego aside for sure.

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Learning How to Descend a Mountain: Skiing as a Metaphor for Life

I thought I was going to do well at skiing. I didn’t. Here’s what I learned.

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Thoughts Before a Summit Climb

I’m here in Colorado and the scene is beautiful with snow capped trees and roofs. We are staying in a lodge with a buffalo theme, which I suppose is appropriate because the buffalo like snow. I think. I’m not sure, I think I saw that in a Yellowstone picture once. We come to these vacations […]

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Ask Me for My Name

I never talk to people while taking Uber or Lyft. Part of me has never felt the need to engage with people that I think I will never see again. But more and more as I listen to my heart, I realized that my desire not to engage with them stemmed from fear. We are […]

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Life is an Airport

This has been, and still is, one of the most powerful pieces I’ve written about my self-transformation. This is what started my creative journey that continues to this day.

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