Wow, what a crazy new year it has been so far! I have encountered so many new people, new opportunity, new adventure just within these previous three months of 2018. Going into this year I was optimistic that it would be a year of new growth, and so far, this belief has been unwavering. I am […]

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Second Stop: Colo(rad)o Pt. 2

Family and friends mean the world to me; as I’m sure they do for most. This is what my entire Colorado trip was- family and friends. The second part of my trip led me across the entire southern area of Colorado. On the way, passing through my Grandmas hometown and the places she grew up […]

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Second Stop: Colo(rad)o Pt. 1

There is a reason why the word “rad” is in Colorado. It’s such a plentiful, amazing, beautiful state! I was lucky enough to be able to explore many different areas of Colorado during the second part of my end-of-the-summer solo trip. Colorado has been my second home away from Oregon my entire life; half of […]

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First Stop: Moab, UT

I was extremely blessed to have the opportunity to take a solo end-of-the-summer-adventure to Colorado. I have loved ones in Colorado who I haven’t been able to visit for a couple years, so it was my first choice destination. The normal route from Oregon to Colorado that my mom and I usually took was through […]

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Conquering Life’s Mountains

Hiking to peak of a mountain. Every person in this world can relate. This may be physically and mentally engaging oneself in the motion to conquer one of earth’s land bubbles, or it could be picking oneself off of the ground to conquer one of life’s strenuous, uphill climbs. Mountains are part of life and […]

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The Beginning…

I’m not going to lie, I feel like a high school character in the beginning of an early 2000’s movie filled with teenage angst and stuck in a weird situation that she’s later going to blog about. As the camera zooms in and everything freezes, the narrator says, “You’re probably wondering how I ended up […]

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