How Building a “Business” in a Foreign Country Changed my Life


I found out pretty quickly after college that the 9 to 5 was not for me. I also discovered that wearing dress slacks and collared shirts made me feel claustrophobic and phony. It wasn’t me, and it didn’t feel good to have to wear something I felt terrible wearing.

So when a relationship ended at 24, I quit everything and ran off to Continue reading

Driving for Direction

I have a tendency to wring the blood out of any given moment, searching for something that moves.

The other night I read love letters from the Civil War. One day the love I feel and you feel and she and he feels will be as distant as the love that soldier once felt for his sweetheart all those decades ago.

What are we all doing here?

Some days it all makes sense and other days I don’t even care if it does or not. I recently came across a Continue reading

Coastal Cleanup Day

emilie waugh photography journeyfoot seventy1 environmental coastal cleanup day san diego

Sage and I road-tripped down to San Diego in September for Coastal Cleanup Day. The Seventy1 Environmental gang hung out and talked stormwater while my friend Emilie photographed the event for us.

This isn’t the first time Emilie has worked with us. She has an eye for crisp, clean and fresh, yet warm, which is a perfect match for our brand. Here are some shots she captured, and if you want to see more of her work, head over to Continue reading