She sits on the side of the road. Today it is a forest road. She is not lost or worn, she intends to be there. There is a raccoon on the side of the road too. They are not together. In fact, the raccoon does not seem the least concerned or bothered by her, as… Continue reading The Goddess of the Side of the Road
I came home today and my boyfriend asked me how my day was. I laid on the floor and told him. I said, "Life is fart. A stinky smelly fart." He said, "I'll get you an air-freshener."
The various negative impacts that plastic has on our planet have started to get me down. So I have tried to start minimizing plastic use in my own life. I am by no means 'plastic free' and I still have a long ways to go, but I have taken some small baby steps which make… Continue reading Minimizing Plastic
I like things. I do not consider myself a particularly materialistic person. I am probably as attached to my material possessions as anybody in this day and age. The reasons for my materialism are myriad, and decidedly unenlightened. However, my reasons for placing importance on in-animate objects extends beyond the simple concept of possession. I believe… Continue reading In Favor of Things
I had the opportunity over the last week to go on a six day rafting trip with my family and some friends down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho. We went with Mackay Wilderness and let me tell you, the experience was amazing. Glamping My family and I are used to the… Continue reading Salmon River Middle Fork Rafting Trip
A couple weekends ago, my friends and I stopped by what was advertised as a 'European Market' hoping to find some sweet European chocolate. Turns out, it was an Eastern European shop full of 90% Russian food. It was awesome. The store had a huge selection of cheap Russian candy. In my short time at… Continue reading Sunflower Seed Story
In this blog post I describe my thoughts on the purpose of life. I approach this not as an attempt to find the meaning of life, but rather trying to find the answer to WHY life exists. In my opinion, the reason or circumstances leading up to how something has come to exist correlates to… Continue reading The Purpose of Life