Change is [Always] Painful

Wrapping up my life in Phoenix is posing an emotional challenge that has completely sideswiped me. My excitement for grad school, moving to Seattle, and leaving the hell-like weather of Arizona behind, has overshadowed the reality that leaving my family, my friends, and a comfortable job, is quite painful. I didn’t realize that saying “goodbye” to some of […]


I’m a wandering addict. A vagabond. A nomad. I don’t know what it is about wanderlust, but it’s got a hold of me and I love every bit of it. As I see the far-off horizon of turning 30, I can’t help but wonder: When is it time to “settle down” and plant some roots? […]