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I’m angry.

My state, Alaska, is going through some shit. The legislators are playing around with budget cuts that will extremely and negatively impact our most vulnerable people (Alaska Natives, the homeless, youth, elders, and students) as they tear the state to shreds and slash budget cuts by hundreds of millions. While this seems dramatic, homeless shelters […]

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My Biggest Longterm Travel Fears

My fear that I won’t “find myself”, aka the wholly unrealistic nature of self-discovery travel. I’m putting a lot into this trip, probably too much. While a gap year may be common for wealthy people or in cultures where it’s normal for people to do extended travel, this trip is decidedly not normal for my […]

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Holy Crap

Looking back on my last blog post makes me laugh because, for starters, beginning a blog and website and posting once every four months is very stupid. But also because a ton of shit has happened since February. Like, a ton of shit. I’ve been hesitant to update the blog because seeing the reality of […]

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Progress

So, I’m fucking serious about my travel goal. So serious I quit my job. Okay, that sound a little dramatic, but I did quit my job. I transitioned to a different job in my company, working nights at a treatment center. Working nights isn’t great, but it is incredibly motivating. Every time I want to waste money […]

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Change

I hate change. I hate it. I honestly didn’t used to, but something inside my brain broke in the last couple of years and change makes every molecule in my body tense.  Growing up, my mom was a transient. We moved around a lot, which meant that one day we’d be living in an attic, […]

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A lot has happened, but also so little

When I think about having goals, I never expected moving full-steam ahead towards the clearly defined goals to include so much waiting. And waiting. First of all, we had a really intense earthquake here in Anchorage about a week ago. It was a 7.0 which is not the biggest earthquake I’ve experienced, but it was […]

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Progress ft. an Ego Check

Hey blog! So I’ve been working. A lot. And often. At a variety of things. First of all, I did the canvassing thing. When that ended, I started applying around at different jobs that might have weekend and evening shifts. I applied at Alaska Club, Planet Fitness, Starbucks, and various other part-time jobs. Honestly, I’ve […]

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My student loans are below $10k!

THINGS. HAVE. BEEN. SO. EXCITING. First of all! I am OFFICIALLY UNDER $10,000 IN STUDENT LOANS!!! I’m new to blogging so I don’t really know how to fully illustrate my sheer, magical excitement at having four-digit debt. Maybe a picture of a trumpet? Would that make it clear? Toot toot! Anyway, this came in several […]

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