On wanderlust and restlessness

Last month I found myself wandering alone up an Issaquah trail through mud and drizzle because I was convinced that if I spent just one more minute inside I was going to lose my mind. Before leaving her house, I told my grandmother “I need dirt” as means of explanation. Did I sound a bit crazy?…

MONTHLY VIDEO: JANUARY 2016

  In case you missed it: I’ll be doing monthly videos during my gap year to give anyone who’s interested a peek into what I’ve been up to. This January, I spent time with friends in San Francisco, prepared to move out of my apartment, visited Muir Woods, Sutro Baths, and Hippie Hill, and finally left…

YAY! I’M A GRADUATE!

Two weeks ago, I submitted my last assignment to San Francisco State University. An hour later, I locked up the Journalism Department and slid my keys under my supervisor’s door. When I left the humanities building for the last time, I left as an unemployed college graduate. It was strange to have my employment tied to…