Week 24 | Snow, Slush, and Shelter Season | Jan 6-12

Hi, readers! Welcome back and Happy New Year. Without further ado, I’m jumping in with a little over four months left in my AmeriCorps VISTA contract. Monday, January 6 | This morning’s all-team briefing was fairly short due to the pending Pack Test. ERT Members must walk 3 miles in 45 minutes with a 45 … Continue reading Week 24 | Snow, Slush, and Shelter Season | Jan 6-12

Pushing Refresh

Hello, dear readers! This is a quick note to say that I'll be back on the keys in the new year and I intend to finish this blog as my second AmeriCorps term comes to an end in 4 months (May 11th). Many weeks have passed without digital pause for reflection and I am quite … Continue reading Pushing Refresh

Week 11 | From Home to Home: Missouri to Montana | July 22-27

Hi there, readers! Looking at these dates got me like, "Whew, it has been a minute!" This is 1 of 2 posts detailing my Big Sky adventures with AmeriCorps St. Louis. It's a long one, but it is perhaps my favorite kind of writing—travel writing. Come get swept away in a cross-county caravan, visit a … Continue reading Week 11 | From Home to Home: Missouri to Montana | July 22-27

Week 9 | A Storm’s A-Brewin’ | July 8-12

Hello, readers! Thanks for checking on my year with ACSTL. This week wasn't particularly eventful, but hopefully there are a few laughs hidden in there for you. Enjoy! Monday, July 8 | Nothing says, “Welcome back from the long holiday weekend!” like an office whose A/C still isn’t working. Sadly, the system is so old … Continue reading Week 9 | A Storm’s A-Brewin’ | July 8-12