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Why I Left New York City

For the last year or so, whenever I meet someone for the first time there’s inevitably one question that gets asked: “So, why did you leave New York City?” Although there are many different things that went into my decision to move out of NYC, ultimately it boils down to one idea: I needed to […]

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The Backpacking Trip that Changed My Life

A pretty bold statement, I know. But that’s exactly how I felt after going on my first extended backpacking trip – a 14-day hike in the Wind River Wilderness Range in the western region of Wyoming in July of this year. It truly changed. my. life. This wasn’t just any backpacking adventure – it was a NOLS course. The National Outdoor […]

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Food Life

Favorite Food + Finds at the Denver Flea in City Park

Last weekend I hit up the Denver Flea in City Park. Spent a couple of hours walking up and down all the rows, checking out all of the booths while my husband did not — he comfortably sat in the shade underneath a tree. It awesome to be able to check out so many local stores […]

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Life

How I Learned to Love Wearing Patagonia

Living in NYC, the idea of wearing head-to-toe Patagonia never once crossed my mind. I was familiar with Patagonia, having owned a few base layer items to keep me warm during the brutal New York winters, but when I moved to Denver, locals told me wearing “Patagucci” would become a way of life. I chuckled a […]

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Life

An Ode to Spectacular Catalogues

This Sunday morning, I found myself sitting on the couch not just flipping through, but actually reading a number of catalogues. That’s right reading them. Call me crazy, but I’ve been very impressed of late by how some active lifestyle brands have upped their catalogue game.  Patagonia are pros at this — their sports and adventure photography has always […]