Ecology, Lifestyle

Summer in the Sagebrush

With each passing cow, my restlessness grew, and the endless sagebrush became blurred in my vision. For a land that appeared entirely flat, my head was nearly bouncing off the ceiling of the truck as I navigated the deep ruts towards the field-site. The pronghorn antelope that ran parallel to, and eventually outran, our conspicuously… Continue reading Summer in the Sagebrush

Lifestyle, Personal Finance

Imitation Tactics to Save Money this Summer

Are you striving for the next level of frugality and savings? Well, look no further. Literally, take a look around, hone your creativity, and get to imitating. Money-Saving Imitations: 1.) Take-Out Do you love Chinese or Indian take-out, but end up cringing at your next bank statement? Lucky for you, American-Chinese and Indian food is… Continue reading Imitation Tactics to Save Money this Summer

Lifestyle

Pronghorn Tattoo Statement

Last weekend I had the fortune to attend the Salt Lake City International Tattoo Convention. I've been jazzed about this event since before I even moved to Utah. A couple of months prior, before even purchasing my ticket, I feverishly searched through the visiting artists to look for a new tattoo artist. (Still love you,… Continue reading Pronghorn Tattoo Statement

Lifestyle

Shaving Your Head as a Woman: An Investment and Investigation of Freedom

This year I committed myself to making calculated strides towards my interpretations of freedom. It started with quitting my stable, permanent job in the Midwest and leaving my comfortable, reliable apartment to pursue a life built on seasonal ecological fieldwork, travel, and continuing education. It persists by working on my ability to be present, be… Continue reading Shaving Your Head as a Woman: An Investment and Investigation of Freedom