The fact that I have so many outdoor adventures and explorations to post about each week is proof positive of my privilege. Minorities are not well-represented in the outdoor industry or the outdoors themselves, largely because the outdoors are not accessible to these individuals. Think about it; what was the racial composition of people you… Continue reading Social Justice in the Outdoors
Holy cow! Three years? It seems like longer and yet not nearly that long since I finally gathered up the courage to start this little blog. But despite my fears, I felt instantly welcomed into the blogging community and I’m so thankful that you guys have stuck with me for 3 years. I took the… Continue reading Handstands Around the World Turns 3!
I mean, not entirely. Three whole days off work and the chance for more than just a 1-night camping trip? Yes, please! But what I do hate about 3-day weekends is that everyone else loves them, too. And while I think it’s great that so many people are getting out into nature and exploring, the… Continue reading I hate 3-day weekends
I never saw the Twin Towers. But I still remember where I was 17 years ago when I heard the news. I'd just stepped out of my mom's car as she dropped me off in front of my middle school, when my childhood best friend came running up to me and started asking about what… Continue reading Never Forget
Well, we did it! We made it to Denver! Between visiting the Statue of Liberty, camping in the Adirondacks, biking through Germany, backpacking on the Appalachian Trail, and moving across the country, it's been an absolutely insane 6 weeks. We had a ton of fun and a couple of minor snafus, but all in all,… Continue reading Send me some Denver hiking recommendations, please!
Well, the semester is over and it's almost summer, and I'm not sure how that happened because I feel like it was just January about two weeks ago. Winter sure held on for far too long out here in New England. But travel season has finally arrived, and with it, a busy couple months for… Continue reading A Handstand Hiatus
For the better part of the last two years, I've been seeing these 'Weekly Challenge' posts and other things of the sort but I've never actually participated in them. At first, I think I was just too focused on getting my blog up and running and making sure I had time to write the posts.… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Favorite Place
Denver! Yes, that's right. We just recently found out that Pat got placed into his top choice for residency, so we'll be heading west this summer! I'm equal parts excited and panicked. Excited because I'm pretty much done living in New England. It's been mostly a good experience but I never intended to stay here… Continue reading It’s official! We’re moving to….
Wow! I can't believe I published my very first post two years ago today! What a journey it's been...and I've still only made it as far as 2014 in chronicling my adventures. But I guess that's a good thing, because it means I have many more years of posts to write, and you guys have… Continue reading Handstands Around the World turns 2!
I think I've set a new record here for longest time taken to accept an award. Image Earth Travel nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award about 9 months ago. I started answering the questions, saved it as a draft, and completely forgot about it. Oops. But now that I've stumbled across it, I should… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award III