Before this month, I didn’t know much about Chloe Kim until I saw her asking for snacks in a press conference shortly after winning a gold medal in the women’s snowboard halfpipe.
The other morning, a friend asked me how I stay inspired and creative. We were skinning up a mountain in the backcountry of British Columbia.
In this photo, that’s me on the left at 10 years old at Rehoboth Beach with my family. Pictured also is my little sister, my uncle, and my aunt.
Many years ago, I wrote a weekly ski column for Spokane’s daily paper and for that column, I interviewed a girl who had an interesting affliction:
If you have been following this blog for a while, you’ll recognize this content. It’s become my Arlo Guthrie Alice’s Restaurant Massacree (a spoken song played every year around Thanksgiving) or my Love Actually (the best ever Christmas movie we watch every year).
“Find something you really love doing and mix it with something you care about.” – Kathleen Hanna.
Holidays always make me nostalgic and I was thinking about how things become so ingrained in us as kids that we don’t even realize it because we don’t know any different.
I’m on the other side of a very big week, a week that has loomed not only on my calendar but also very heavily on my mind. My book was released (YAY! And more details below), but I gave a new workshop and had some client deliverables.
You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means. – Inigo Montoya, Princess Bride
When was the last time you felt inspired? Really. Take a second to recall a time. I’ll wait. Maybe it was a book, a movie, someone you follow online, a news story, a brand, or a nonprofit?