Writing Retreat 2014

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My back against the window, the hostel living room is filled with the gray light of snow.  It is a quiet day here, most people slept late and everyone seems to be hibernating in their beds or behind the screens of electronics. As the days here are numbered, each moment seems infinitely more precious than […]

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Stories from our Flash Fiction Workshop

A couple of micro-fictions from our Flash Fiction workshop: The Silent Treatment I asked you what the makeup is for and you pushed me away. Only to rope me back in. Miming is a weird hobby. – By Abby Hunt I was supposed to write a story that people could relate to. The blank screen […]

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Climbing Mt. Crested Butte

We woke early on the morning of October 25, 2014 and headed out to climb Mt. Crested Butte (Elevation: 12,162 ft or 3,707 meters)  near Crested Butte, Colorado! Leaving the hostel and heading for Mt. Crested Butte which is the mountain in the background. Walking through an aspen forest early on in our hike. The […]

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I Can Do It, So Can You.

Despite the fact that I have never been to school, nor had any burning desire to attend school it took me quite a while to come to terms with the fact that I don’t want to go to college. But here I am at almost 19, decidedly not going to college and instead sitting in […]

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Morning in Crested Butte

Some photos from the bike trail behind the youth hostel here in Crested Butte.

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Love. It’s something we try to fit into a little box of what the media tells us it should be. It tells us to dismiss young love, how could it be “real”? Our culture tells us “You haven’t lived long enough to know what love is.” I think that’s bullshit, does that mean we don’t […]

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