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Westward

In July I took off for a couple of weeks for a little work-cation making my way west and north. I spent the Fourth with dear friends in Denver and pretended to be a local working in coffee shops and eating good food in Seattle. I rounded out the trip by taking the Greyhound to […]

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Southwest Road Trip

After two months exploring New Zealand and China in the beginning of 2017, Alex and I figured we ought to give our home country a little bit of exploration before it was time for Alex to start a new job in April. We had been talking about doing a two or three-week long US road […]

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The Moments In-Between

The first half of this year was such an exhausting whirlwind. I was all over the planet, and didn’t really stop to take a breath until September hit. Autumn, for me, was a chance to appreciate the monotony and stability that come with routine — things I typically take for granted. I cooked more, I spent […]

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Good Living Tour 2016

This year’s Good Living Tour storytelling trip in June left me tired and sunburned and just about satisfied my road trip quota for the summer. It was also a reminder of how beautiful my home state is, which was especially nice after being away for most of this year. Our time spent driving through cornfields and down small […]

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West Virginia

My dear friend, Lauren, has been living and working on a farm in West Virginia for a little over a year. Her life there, for the most part, had been a bit of a mystery until I finally went to visit her in October. The closest I’d been to West Virginia before this trip was to Washington […]

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The Northwest

Last month, Alex and I spent a week working remote in Portland and Seattle and then headed to Alex’s family’s lake house in Idaho for a few days of R&R. Up until a few years ago, I hadn’t spent any time in the Northwest. A trip to Sasquatch Music Festival after graduating from college got me a couple days in Seattle […]

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