Normal Blogpost About Walking Interrupted to Talk about Brené Brown

I was intending to write about this stellar walk that I took last week, but I go to attend Brené Brown’s book promotion talk at CU Boulder tonight, and I think it would be better to give a brief synopsis. For those who do not know, you should immediately watch THIS video. Brené Brown’s work is … More Normal Blogpost About Walking Interrupted to Talk about Brené Brown

Tips and Tricks to Find Your One, True Climbing Partner

Happy Valentine’s Week everyone. While most of the consumer culture would have you believe that this is a time to celebrate and show your appreciation for the romantic love you have in your life, I’m here to tell you that, no; what  you need to be worried about is whether or not you’ve found yourself … More Tips and Tricks to Find Your One, True Climbing Partner

Bioneers at CU

I’d been feeling rather out of touch with my permaculture side when I noticed a poster on one of the many copious bulletin boards in the CU Law library where I work part time as a barista. “Front Range Eco-Social Solutions Conference” it said, “hosted by CU Bioneers.” “Eco-Social Solutions???” I said to myself as … More Bioneers at CU

Risk, Uncertainty and the Relentless Pursuit of Self-Actualization

Climbing and, indeed, all alpine-oriented sports are inherently dangerous. I clearly don’t need to state that fact. As any piece of climbing gear or climbing guidebook will tell you, CLIMBING IS DANGEROUS. Just this past September, we lost Kyle Dempster and Scott Adamson in Pakistan. In almost any climbing magazine, there will be a special section dedicated … More Risk, Uncertainty and the Relentless Pursuit of Self-Actualization