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Last Sunday, I slept in a tent at Fossil Creek. I find myself enjoying a more natural and less complicated life as time passes on, and an adventure here has been knocking on my door for quite some time. Don’t get me wrong—I appreciate the conveniences of city living indefinitely—but sometimes I just need to get back … More Powerful Minds Tackle Fossil Creek
This is one of the newest realizations I’ve had about myself and it’s a really damn important one. I’ve been trying to date boys* time and time again, but the relationships always blow up in my face. In each one, we both held responsibility in the moments leading up to the blow up and it was clear to me … More I Won’t Commit to You
I don’t want children of my own. Most of the time, when I tell someone this, especially to an adult, that person brushes it off and says something like, “Just wait until your older.” This response is understandable, yet tiresome. It is understandable because it’s definitely true: people’s minds change with age. However, it is … More 3 Reasons Why I Don’t Want Kids
Near death experiences come to people in different forms. Some people see a white light and others have their lives flash before their eyes. For me, it was different. In 2010, I was seventeen-years-old and invincible, until I learned the hard way that life doesn’t pick favorites. To make a long story short, in the … More 6 Ways My Life Changed When I Almost Died at Age Seventeen
Just a day ago, my second-to-last semester of college began. I was dreading its arrival because I’m taking on 18 credits, but, since classes have started, I’m confident I will complete the semester successfully like I always do. They say that “your college years are the best years of your life” and I can see … More I Didn’t Just Learn Academics in College
Something I like about being an Arizonan: 1. Driving in open places with no one in sight… and knowing where I’m driving. Driving home from another county, I was reminded of something I really like about having lived in this state for 17 years: I know where I’m going. It’s really easy to navigate our … More One Reason I Love My State: Post-Apocalyptic Hours