Páramos, Peace, and Emerging Outdoors Culture in Colombia

When I chose Colombia as the base for my traveling fellowship, I expected there to be natural beauty. My image before arriving was of lush, monkey-filled jungles, wide Amazonian rivers, and Caribbean beaches. But I have learned that the landscape throughout this country is far more varied and spectacular than the hazy exotic images conjured … More Páramos, Peace, and Emerging Outdoors Culture in Colombia

My Year in Review

While many participate in the fervor of New Years resolutions, fewer conduct thorough and honest reflection and goal setting in the format of “Annual Reviews” a la Chris Guillebeau or Sid Savara.  And while I journal to keep track of such things (accomplishments, disappointments, reflections, goal setting), I don’t typically assess my life on a scale greater … More My Year in Review