Snapshots from Life in Seattle

An afternoon spent eating our way through the Ballard Sunday Market.  Kyle stops me to dust what would probably amount to a full cup of powdered sugar off my fleece as I finish my last powdered donut.  A little while later he eyes a drop of grease that has fallen out of my taco and […]

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5:00 AM

The alarm goes off at five and Kyle and I both leap out of bed.  But we don’t start throwing on layers and stuffing essentials into our backpacks.  Instead, I grab the laptop and Kyle plops down in front of his desktop and we start filling out an online application for a mountaineering course through […]

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Catchup Time

Lately I have been feeling the same way about this blog that I do about my journal when I don’t write for a long time… intimidated.  Intimidated by how much has happened, how much has changed, and how much catching up needs to be done.  And as I am about to tell you, my life […]

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The Shortest Job I’ve Ever Had

Today I realized, more than I have at any other time since the trail, how much I changed during my AT thruhike.  How much I have changed since college.  Because today I started and quit a job, all within a two hour period. The plan after the AT has always been get jobs in Seattle, […]

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