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  • How My First Semester of Grad School Went
    I started grad school this past fall (2021)! I am completely asynchronous and remote in the Masters of Public Administration program at CU Denver. (I’ll probably do a little post on the pros and cons of asynchronous graduate school soon, too) You know when they tell you grad school is hard? Yeah, they aren’t joking. This was absolutely the hardest semester of school Ive ever endured for sure. I am sure it is due to a combination of getting back into school after 3 years, doing it asynchronously, and just being expected to do more (be more). For the firstContinue reading “How My First Semester of Grad School Went”
  • Recipe for 2022
    Ingredients: 1 c of adaptation 2.5 c of intentions 6 c of sifted relationships 1/2 tsp of curiosity 1 block of unsalted self-care 4 rolls of boundaries Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. First combine adaptation, intentions, curiosity, and sifted relationships together, be careful not to over mix.  Melt block of self-care and pour into mixture, blend.  Unpack and unroll boundaries laying them in a 12×9 pan – pour mixture in and bake for 30 minutes.  Serve immediately with a shot of espresso! Chef’s notes: I know I havenʻt been present for many months and its already a new year.Continue reading “Recipe for 2022”
  • Whoops.
    Aloha Aloha Aloha nui. Guess what? I thought I had posted my “I moved” life update back in April … and guess where I found it? Sitting in my drafts. *face palm E kala mai (I apologize), I thought I had updated you all, and I guess I have not. So here is a quick breakdown of that: We moved. If you follow my personal social media, you know what has changed, but if you don’t, well, we moved to Kailua Kona. We are originally from this island (Hawai’i island), but from the east side – in rainy Hilo. OurContinue reading “Whoops.”