There I was, standing in the airport terminal introducing my father to my new academic advisor, and wondering what this strange new city would bring. Tallahassee is the forgotten capital of Florida boasting no more than 200,000 people. I had flown down from Boston in order to meet with Stukel and to see first-hand what […]
Why the Peace Corps?
Although it is senior year, I am often reminded what it was like to be a freshman and meeting new people all the time. Truly, the number of people whom I am being introduced to has not dwindled as might be suspected, rather it’s quite the opposite. It really […]
Pinnacle Ultra – Narrative
And there I am, skipping through the woods on a particularly rocky descent. With each passing moment the bagpipe is getting softer and softer until it’s lost completely in the autumn foliage. I pass through a particularly yellow section, a stark contrast from the bright red oak leaves that just surrounded me. Perhaps this is […]
Pinnacle Ultra – Part 1
The Pinnacle Ultra was a trail race I participated in last weekend up in Newport NH. The race itself was a 50k (31 mile) trail through the woods and mountains around the Newport High School. Due to its timing in the season, the foliage all through the area was in a beautiful state of flux. […]