Feet on a trail covered with fallen autumn leaves

Why I Quit My Job

I quit my job last Friday. It was one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever made, because I have the kind of job that I’ve spent my entire young life working to get. The kind of job that’s taken me…

Life: The Outtakes Reel

Life: The Outtakes Reel

This week, as I was reviewing photos from my recent “work” trip to run trails in Iceland and write about them, I couldn’t help but think, Damn, my life is awesome. … a sentiment which was immediately swallowed by my…

Sayonara, Seattle—and Other Exercises in Letting Go

Sayonara, Seattle—and Other Exercises in Letting Go

Six weeks ago, I wrote this on my blog: I think one of the great things about transitions, whether you’re initiating them yourself or struggling to adjust as they’re thrown your way, is that they offer the opportunity for radical…