Essay: Goldbug

Everyone seems to be saving the world. Meanwhile, here I am, a social worker in a mountain town, living paycheck-to-paycheck, wandering through the desert on a Saturday morning and worried about the gas money that it’s going to take to get me back home.

Drop Everything

Jillian Mann and Kyla Trethewey stopped daydreaming and did it. They dropped everything, bought an old RV off of Craigslist, and headed off on a road trip across the U.S.. Check out their story here, then zoom over to their inspiring website, Our Wild Abandon.

Dragging Ass: Pack Burro Racing

Pack Burro Racing is the only sport that is indigenous to Colorado. What started as a tribute to the state's mining history has become an annual spectacle in which, every summer, super fit athletes and their hopefully well-trained and willing equine counterparts run long distances over Rocky Mountain passes. It’s as crazy as it sounds.