Adventure Semester

HuffPost is Missing Out on This One

HuffPost is Missing Out on This One

I have been reviewing past articles and stories I’ve written through the past few years. I came across a few that brought smiles as well as some that reminded me I was NOT accepted by The Huffington Post. I seem to have softened the blow […]

Adventure Time on a Mountain

Adventure Time on a Mountain

“Adventure comes from going further than you think you need to. Walk a few steps further, talk to a few more people than you think is necessary… etc” – Cameron Lovejoy I’ve tried to keep this advice in mind the past fewdays, and ended up […]

We’re Off To See The Guru, The Wonderful Guru of Paonia

We’re Off To See The Guru, The Wonderful Guru of Paonia

(I’m going to be really honest with you right now. I wrote this blog post yesterday for the Unschool Adventures page, and just copy and pasted it here. But it’s good, I swear.) This week we have been divided into smaller groups to work on specialized […]

Welcome to Crested Butte

Welcome to Crested Butte

Alright, confession time. I am not as badass as I have lead you all to think. I did not actually walk the 27 miles from Paonia to Crested Butte. The night before the hike, I decided it would be better for my health to take […]

I love you, Paonia

I love you, Paonia

Wow, this blog is public now. The whole world can see my thoughts and judge my writing. Bring it on, internet. This week has been an incredible array of challenges stretching us physically, mentally, and even emotionally. We worked with designing our own meals (my team […]

Colorado Doesn’t Mess Around

Week 2 has come and gone. Heads have been shaven (not mine), sunrises have been admired, and we even made a map of all of the best places to pee in Paonia. But more has happened than just the challenges presented to us each day. Friday […]

Adventuring for a Semester

Today I crawled through bushes for 3 hours in attempts to infiltrate Paonia High School and convert poor unknowing students into unschoolers. Yesterday I learned the dance to Space Jam and performed it in front of 25 people. I’ve also built birdhouses and cooked for […]