Category Archives: Growing Up

I have the same ritual every morning. I wake, use the bathroom, start my coffee, start my oatmeal, eat, wash dishes, shower, and dress. Each morning I find comfort in the familiarity. Some mornings don’t go so smoothly though. I hit … Continue reading

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Around Mile 30

After years and thousands of miles of pedaling my bicycle I’ve come to learn that around mile 30 is where you reach bliss. By this point both your muscles and lungs have warmed up and your body moves in almost … Continue reading

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On Safety.

I’ve lived a pretty safe life. What I mean by that is ever since I was born my life has always had a next step. From elementary school through high school it was always expected of me to enjoy a … Continue reading

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Raccoons, Enlightment, Responsibility

He probably hadn’t been in there for more than an hour, but he was certainly not happy about his new living situation. As I cooked myself some dinner one night, his raucous struggle became audible to me, and being the … Continue reading

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Settling Down, It’s Personal

I’m restless by nature. Often times when I spend an entire day stitched to the couch and/or glued to the television I just feel terrible about about myself and my use of time. To not get out and stretch my … Continue reading

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So Long 2011

As this day comes to an end so does 2011. This year held a lot of fun times and sad times. I’ve had my fair share of adventures, met a lot of quality people, gone to some weddings/funerals, and overall … Continue reading

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As Graduation Nears

I recently registered for my winter quarter of classes here at UC Irvine. My college career has flown by so quickly. I only have two more quarters left, then it all comes to a close. I’m not too sure what I’ll be … Continue reading

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