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No more iPad

I gave my iPad away this week. A couple of notes. As I am spending more time producing content, I have less time to consume content (Netflix, Kindle, etc). The smartphone is also able to handle all of my needs. Once I transferred my podcasts, the iPad seemed more redundant and just a thing that needed […]

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Why live for the weekend?

Every Friday night I see the same posts. “YAY FOR FRIDAY!” “TGIF!” “CAN’T WAIT TO GET AWAY!”. In college, so many of my classmates would binge TV, drink and hit up downtown, and procrastinate their homework. They lived for Friday night and dreaded Sunday afternoon. If your Monday through Friday is SO UNBEARABLE that all you […]

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List

I keep a list of heartwarming texts I’ve received over the years. When times are hectic, I’ll take a few minutes to read them all to fill me back up. Blessed to have plenty of uplifting and encouraging friends in my life.

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Chasing Slow

September has turned into a slow month for me. I’ve settled in my role at the Disney College Program. I’ve been enjoying going out with friends (something I rarely did in college). The parks are easy to access and are a blast. I’ve been reading less, writing less, and even been working less on videos. […]

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Shaving Every Day

During the Great American Road Trip, I decided to go cleanly shaven for the Disney College Program. That means I have to shave every day I work. My last program, I could shave every two to three days and be okay. THis time, my beard is trying to make a comeback. I miss my mountain […]

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Consuming Less

There are twenty-four hours in the day. Or 1,140 minutes. Or 86,400 seconds. Since I’ve started down this journey of writing and creating videos, I’ve noticed that I consume less and less. I have no TV. I might catch one or two games a week. This sharply contrasts with my high school days. I glued my […]

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Do you go to Stanford?

Some background: On the great American road trip, Scott and I stopped at Stanford University. Stanford was my dream school. They have top notch education, a nationally known track/XC program, and holds some of the best track meets in the country. I was never smart enough or fast enough to go there. We stopped by the […]

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Around the corner

On the road trip, there were long stretches of plains. The earth was flat for miles on end. We kept driving. Every day we stumble into awe inspiring views. We could have stopped. We could have turned around. Instead, we got the views. You never know what’s around the corner.  

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