We are totally that overly-energetic, bouncy crag couple who argue and make inappropriate jokes and probably annoy other climbers. Dalton, our friend and the group’s Grand Master Snowboarder, frequently accompanies us and tries to not pick sides during our frequent heated discussions.… Read More pride, love, and the wall
When I look at friends who have struggled or who are struggling with eating disorders, I see women who are wrestling head-on with some of life’s biggest questions and seeking Other Worlds of strength and endurance. Probing their bodies and hoping to find the answers to their questions.… Read More a body of metaphor: strength, endurance, women, and eating disorders
Do you think the right to roam enhances or detracts from personal freedom? What does ‘private property’ entail, and what does freedom mean to you?… Read More where do we roam?
the gods hid in those islands—
between the scheduled ferry trips—
between mainland and empty Atlantic—… Read More the hebrides
I don’t often share everyday details of love, family, and friendship here on this blog, but I feel like I should tell the story of Nick and me–simply because it’s a good one and has contributed to so many of my recent thoughts and adventures. We met on Tinder, of all places. I was about… Read More twists, turns, and a love story
But, underneath all of the images of the outdoorsy lifestyle, we’ve unconsciously created a brand of exclusivity: not only does this ‘lifestyle brand’ exclude certain people all across the production and consumption line-up, but it also excludes a full awareness of everything that went into creating that image.… Read More I love the outdoors, but…
This is the first year of being in St Andrews that I’ve really begun to grow curious about Fife. I’ve always been curious about the Highlands and the rest of Scotland; I’ve made it a point to explore. But for some reason I’ve neglected following the edges of the sea or leaving the town but not the Fife sky.
… Read More on the openness of sea and sky