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What do you need from this life?

“What do you need from this life?” I was reading Carter Beats the Devil when I read this line. My breath caught. It was the question I didn’t know that I’d been waiting to be asked. My life is a blank page…

An Astronaut’s Guide to Magic

I write this from under the stars in Death Valley. I’ve always been drawn to the stars, as a child counting down every space shuttle launch, answering “What do you want to be when you grow up?” with, “The first…

I learned A LOT in 2014.

I’m a bit late for New Years, but when does life change and growth land on the button of an arbitrary date with champagne pops? Pretty rarely. So, here’s what I learned in 2014: 1. I used to be precious with…

May I Write You A Poem?

I’ve been thinking about travel a lot lately. Instead of thinking about the whirlwind, endlessly long, empassioned lists of places I MUST VISIT, I’ve been thinking purely about the act of it. Traveling. Brendan Leonard‘s The New American Road Trip Mixtape is…