Bali is blowing our minds, we knew it would. I’m in a mode now where I am completely relaxed. With the exception of our boat ride across one of the roughest stretches of sea imaginable. I’m still trying to figure out how to get the most out this time we have. While I’m trying to […]Read more "Reflections from Nusa Penida"
When I’m at my worst I start thinking about all the friends and family around the world that I’ve lost touch with. When I’m at my best I think about all the friends and family around the world I miss and would love to re-connect with. There’s always this hesitancy to run into that friend […]Read more "Reconnecting"
We all have our dream destinations and activities in our minds or on paper. The ‘if I had the time or money scenarios’. Annchen and I have those too. When we decided we’d be leaving Berlin we started talking about all the thing we never did here and made a little list. Well, actually it […]Read more "Bucket List"
I think it’s far less common for guys to talk about their body issues. So I’m gonna step out in the wild world of being different. I can’t remember when I first realized I’m fat. I think before I was ever called fat at school I was called big. This started with sports -sometimes it […]Read more "Getting After It"
I was 18, fresh out of high school in Southern California, working a part-time job at T-Mobile, and attending community college when my intrigue with exploring the world began. The two places I was most interested in were Norway and New Zealand, based on a talk given by a missionary family who lived in Norway […]Read more "Past – Joys, triumphs & lamentations of 11 years abroad. Part 1: Being 18."
This year has been hard. Maybe you can relate. I’m becoming ever-aware of the chasm between what people see and how I actually feel about myself. At times it’s so wide that I believe I’ve fooled people for years. It’s hard to know how to convey the times where I feel I am falling short […]Read more "My Relationship To Failure & Trying to Turn the Tide"
I’ve decided to leave Shopify after having the privilege of working there for the past two years. I’d like to take a few minutes to reflect on my journey in the world of eCommerce and what it has meant to me. Let’s go back to a different time, a different place: It was 2011; I […]Read more "Leaving Shopify: My Journey Through the World of eCommerce"