PBJs were out of the question; jelly was pricey, and so was ice to keep it cool. Bananas are swell, but the smushage risk was too high for my laundromat dependence. Apples are heavy, and dry cereal is sad. Enter: granolarritos. … More A Recipe, Kind Of: Granolarritos!
I found a gym that has me missing Active from across the Atlantic. Arkose is a bouldering gym in the graffitied backstreets of Paris’s Montreuil suburb. Sista Fran and I have been traveling for a few weeks and hadn’t been able to climb. So when we got to Paris, we were psyched to hit up some polyurethane. We … More Pulling on Parisian plastic
Spring is making me sad. I mean, don’t get me wrong. Flowers and breezes and sundresses are great. But bouldering season ended way too quickly. You may have noticed, O Dedicated Reader, that I haven’t posted in a while. Well, that’s because I was too sad to write after the weather ruh-UINED my spring break. … More Spring meh, almost bandits, protein cookiez
Alabama Sky. Oh, my gosh. It’s been two weeks. Life is getting hectic here in college land. Bouldering season is finally upon us, and so are midterms. And bills…always bills. But I have gotten out a bit since my last post! Two weekends ago, we did indeed return to Horsepens, where we night bouldered, camped, and bouldered some … More Boulders, pho, and self-improvement
Nathan on the Belay couch. Belay loveseat? Beloveseat. Mt. Currahee is probably the closest sport climbing to Athens. I don’t know, maybe Yonah is closer, but we didn’t go there this weekend. We went to Currahee. Evan, Lucy, Beckett, Nathan, and I drove up there on Friday for a half day, and since it’s only about 90 … More Cookies & Currahee
Whenever I walk through the bulk section at Kroger, I must fight to resist the pull of the Naughty But Nice “energy bites.” I’m not sure about their stimulatory powers, but they are an amalgamation of chocolate, peanut butter, and oats that please my carb-loving body and heart. Unfortunately, they cost $10.99/lb., a price I cannot pay when … More Recipe: Cocoatmeal nuggets
I, like most people, love food. Specifically, healthy food that tastes good and doesn’t cost oodles of money. Unfortunately, I am a beyond-broke college student, and what’s affordable to some folks is oodles to me. But fortunately, I work in a health food store. And last week, when I decided to wander the aisles during my … More Coconot about climbing