lauren steele

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These people have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen

Getting Stronger

Sometimes you are standing outside when the storm hits. Sometimes you see it coming, sometimes you knew it was coming, and sometimes you just feel it coming. The wind picks … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

the limp

  It’s a limp.   Not a limp in the discomfort manner, but a limp in the “it is simply physically impossible otherwise” sense. Very unfitting for someone who lived … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

the difference between teary-eyed and starry-eyed

When you know exactly what to say, it’s a nice surprise. When someone else knows exactly what to say to you, it’s magic. When someone says exactly what you need … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Modelos de Sol: Summer Work 2014

Across Ireland in 3 Days | News from the Field | OutsideOnline.com Google Glass Gets Designer Makeover | News from the Field | OutsideOnline.com Scottish Adventurer Nick Hancock Ready to … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

You Young Thing

Just like you say, we are all on a journey, just making our way.   I made my way, on crutches, with a giant backpack strapped to my increasingly crutch-enlarged … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Punch the Damn Keys …dedicated to Berkley Hudson

It was a two paragraph thank you note. It was sincere and sweet. It was nostalgic. For some people, for some reason, old and unused things collect dust that make … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Budding: Spring 2014 Work

The Science Behind the Existentially Minded Runner | In Stride | OutsideOnline.com Walk of No Shame | In Stride | OutsideOnline.com Fast times for a $1.50 on FastCAT | April … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment