Sometimes Being Bored is an Amazing Sign
The past few days I’ve been sending a lot of snapchats, which can only mean one thing: I’m bored. When I am fully present and occupied/don’t have 4G/am super content I don’t really use snapchat. I love to share photos with instagram and write this blog, but other than that I try to minimized my…
10 Things I Definitely Did Not Know about Hawaii
This week I offer a simple post. It’s a list and some pictures and I hope you enjoy. They have a winter and it’s actually kind of chilly. There are flying cockroaches. It is extremely rainy. There is a serious history of gang violence, murder, and drug addiction. Anyone older than you is called “auntie”…
ALERT ALERT: CAN OFFICIALLY CONFIRM THAT SLOTHS ARE MASTER CLIMBERS
Sloths. Perezosos. Lazy One. Sloths get kind of a bad rep about being slow. But, I know one member of the Ramrod Team that emulates sloths in her climbing technique. It is true that climbing slowly is harder than climbing quickly, but (depending on the climbing circles of which you are a part) climbing quickly…
Do You Even Chaco Tan, Bro?
Welcome to summer, a.k.a. chaco tan season. Time to get off that couch and get those sweet sandal tan muscles a-flexin’, folks.
The Subtle Art of Skiing Seflies
There exists on this site the guide to taking a mountaintop selfie, but I realized that the game changes when you’re on a mountain with send sticks strapped to your feet. Here are a few key tips to get you going on taking your most “legit,” “epic” and “sendy” selfie ever. Make sure to turn…
BREAKING NEWS: WOMAN SPENDS AFTERNOON OUTSIDE AND FEELS BETTER ABOUT LIFE
This past Wednesday, after only two and a half days in the office, Molly McCahan of Boulder, CO was feeling pretty down about life. “I just couldn’t get up the energy or enthusiasm for anything,” she says. “Maybe it was all the sleep I lost over the weekend thanks to Frozen Dead Guy Days overlapping…
A Comparative Analysis of Cats and Sourdough (this is what I did this week)
Inspired by diagrams, I present you with my thoughts from the week, brought to you with the help of the brilliant Toby Hammer. This is serious science. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF felis catus WITH A COLLECTION OF S. cerevisiea AND lactobacilli (SOURDOUGH STARTER): CATS: meow/purr have fur/hair will bite your face walks has legs, eyes, etc. is corporeal carnivorous…
How to take a Mountaintop Selfie, by Cosmo the Springer Spaniel
Step 1: Get human to take you out for a walk. Step 2: Freak out the entire drive to the trail head, just to make sure your human knows that you’re an intoxicating mix of excited and terrified. Step 3: Walk uphill with impossible enthusiasm for half a dog day (appx. 1.5 hours human time).…