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What I learned: MUJW

Last Sunday, I returned home from a 9-day workshop at The University of Missouri called The Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop (MUJW). The program is designed for high school students with a strong interest in journalism, and I was fortunate enough to be selected as one of 18 students who attended. 533 more words


A girl and a city

I’ve always known that I was made to peruse crowded streets, wedged between skyscrapers with a coffee in hand. Last week, I took the train to chicago- alone- every day the whole week to participate in J-Camp for… 220 more words


Human Potential

There is nothing sadder in this world than the waste of human potential. The purpose of evolution is to raise us out of the mud, not have us groveling in it. 97 more words


Pura Vida: Playa Jaco, Costa Rica

The 4-hour shuttle trip to Jaco Beach, Costa Rica was nothing exciting, although my body finally caught up to the bumpy rides when I found myself suffering from moderate motion sickness. 983 more words


Pura Vida: Arenal, Costa Rica

I soon realized that the trips to the places we were going were almost as fun as the places themselves. The journey to Arenal was no different. 537 more words

Costa Rica

Three Months

Prior to moving to Denver, I’d never left a job without lining up the next one. Like a serial dater who couldn’t be alone, the idea of being without a job just wasn’t on my radar. 393 more words


Enjoying today's sunshine

“Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren’t enjoying today’s sunshine.” William Feather

Do you spend too much time preparing for the future, not really savoring the joys of this day?    135 more words