Category Archives: Thought Catalog

It’s my Birthday! Here is my tiny request…

It’s my Birthday! Here is my tiny request…

September Campaign 2014 – The Sahel Region from charity: water on Vimeo. I happy to let ya’ll know that I am turning 32 in 45 days! I’ve rarely celebrated my birthday since it is the day after Halloween and thats a big enough party as it is. This year however I am asking for aContinue Reading

Leave it Better than you Found it

Leave it Better than you Found it

I have an amazing job with the Idaho Potato Commission where I actually get paid to travel the US and do cool stuff. My co worker Ellis and I try to get out and discover as much local stuff as possible. This week in we are in one of my favorite states Tennessee and itContinue Reading

I get it from my momma

I get it from my momma

One question I get over and over again is “How did you learn how to do this?!” This, usually meaning construction. My short reply is, “my mom.” She remodeled our houses for eventual resale to supplement my dad’s teaching income. It’s pretty incredible to think of the projects she undertook without being able to YouTubeContinue Reading

Idaho Potato Tour

Idaho Potato Tour

It’s official – I was hired to be part of a three man team to tour the country to show off Idaho’s 6 ton potato!!! I will be leaving April 1st and won’t be returning until mid November. This is a chance of a lifetime disguised as a job – in the first month aloneContinue Reading

How to be a Promo Model

How to be a Promo Model

I just got back from working Sundance Film Festival and where I met/saw countless celebrities, went to VIP parties and two film premiers. I posted a status update on facebook before I went and my inbox flooded with envy filled questions on how I get these kind of jobs. Here is the long answer.. I’veContinue Reading

You are enough

You are enough

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.”~Mohandas K. Gandhi”Click To Tweet With Christmas fast approaching I keep getting asked by loved ones “What do you want for Christmas?” Which I really truly have no answer but it reminds me of a great story. At a party given by aContinue Reading

Pattern Changer

Pattern Changer

“I learned to GIVE not because I have much but because I know exactly what it’s like to have NOTHING.” -Anonymous . Click To Tweet A few months ago I was stopped at a busy 3 way stop, on a 6 lane road, in Boise. I noticed a heavy set, middle aged woman, in aContinue Reading

Do Things Don’t Own Them

Do Things Don’t Own Them

Picked up this little truck for $500 a couple days ago. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” – Will Rodgers One late night downtown Boise I was rounding up inebriated friends outside the Grove Hotel. Now if you’ve had the pleasureContinue Reading

Educated Dropout

Educated Dropout

“I never let my schooling get in the way of my education.” -Mark Twain Click To Tweet I am made up of contradictions; messy minimalist, skeptical spiritualist, capitalistic hippie, but by far the most controversial is that I consider myself an educated drop out. No, I didn’t drop out of college, I dropped out ofContinue Reading

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