General Blog, travel, writing

It’s so cold, so cold

Part 2 of 2 Our first mistake was looking at the weather forecast before we stepped outside. When there's a minus sign in front of a double digit number, that's never a good sign. We stayed in bed as long as we could, which wasn't actually all that long considering there was no coffee in… Continue reading It’s so cold, so cold

travel, writing

It’s so cold

Part 1 of 2 So a few days ago, January 10th, I turned twenty-seven. TWENTY-SEVEN! I feel as though I should be more of an adult than I am. The biggest lie I was told growing up was that everyone older than me knew what they were doing and when you were 25 you were… Continue reading It’s so cold

climbing, travel, Uncategorized

Maybe I’ll Keep Climbing

Maybe I’ll keep trying to climb after all. Maybe one day I won’t be afraid to lead a hard climb without taking at every bolt. Maybe one day I will lead a higher grade than 5.10. Maybe one day I’ll win the lottery. Our climbing trip was coming to a close. I had lost more… Continue reading Maybe I’ll Keep Climbing

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climbing, travel

Pizza and Beer and Climbing

Climbing and pizza go together like peanut butter and jelly. Like climbing and beer really. And let me tell you, we definitely had our fill of beer and pizza and climbing on our cross country climbing road trip. In the last post, I shared my miserable climbing fails in the New, bailing off 5.8s, and… Continue reading Pizza and Beer and Climbing


Maybe I Should Find a New Sport

Climbing. It’s been a love-hate relationship lately. I could say that the few days we climbed at The New were spent crushing climbs and sending everything, but it wasn’t. It was me getting stuck and scared on 5.7s and 5.8s. I could say that it was the best time ever, that the weather was perfect… Continue reading Maybe I Should Find a New Sport