Diet Culture 101

The phrase “diet culture” is fairly new, though diet culture itself has been around since, probably, the dawn of time. “What the what is diet culture?” you may wonder. You’ve come to the right place, that’s for certain. One of my favorite bloggers, Georgie Morley, of In It 4 the Long Run blog, writes, “Diet culture is a society that that places value on being … Continue reading Diet Culture 101

The Low Down(Dog) on Yoga with Animals

Yoga with animals is trending lately. And if you ask me, it’s for good reason. If you ask others, they may say something else. I’m here to share my perspective on yoga with animals; you may have a different view, and that’s fine! I encourage you to form your own opinion about it. You do you. I’ll explain why I support yoga with animals then … Continue reading The Low Down(Dog) on Yoga with Animals

Tips for Beginning Hikers

Did y’all know I like hiking? I believe strongly that all people should have the opportunity to connect with nature, and hiking is one of my favorite ways to do that. I know, though, that hiking culture can sometimes feel elitist or inaccessible, so I just wanted to get super clear with some of the basics. Hopefully taking the guesswork out of hiking encourages you … Continue reading Tips for Beginning Hikers

Summer 2018 National Park Road Trip Recap

My partner, Nic, and I have made the lofty goal of visiting all 59 U.S. National Parks. Yes, I know there are officially 60 now but I’m far too salty about the inclusion of the St. Louis Arch as a National Park to even include that on my list. In the two years we’ve been together, prior to this road trip, we have visited: Redwood … Continue reading Summer 2018 National Park Road Trip Recap