Category: minnesota

I don’t owe you an explanation

I tend to explain everything, even things that I shouldn’t need to or want to. So, here it is “Why is Ian back in MN after only four and half months?” Before I get in to the whole WHY, I’m going to update you on what I did while I was there. I spent my

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two months in brazil

what am i doing these past two months I have been in Brazil now for almost two months. I have acquired an apartment in Jaquiera neighborhood of Recife. This area is generally safe, low crime, nice people, restaurants, shops everywhere and an amazing park that my apartment overlooks. I love it. One thing I didn’t

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consolidate your life

Have you ever thought to yourself that you own too much crap and you want to consolidate your life? This has been my state of mind as of late. I want to sell all of my things and only own what I can carry in my arms, I realize this is probably not realistic in

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waiting

I hate waiting. I would guess that most people feel the same as I do about this topic. Waiting in lines, waiting on people, waiting at bars alone, waiting for something to come in the mail and waiting for things to change. That last one is a bit weird cause you really shouldn’t wait for

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bio: erica hanna

I have met so many people over the years, but none have affected the world more than Erica “Freakin” Hanna the multi-colored hair rockstar! Her and I met back in 2010 (according to our FB friendship page) at the Minneapolis St Paul Social Media Breakfast. Erica has always been one of the leaders in not

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secret to winter in minnesota

Today I woke up and hopped on social media to find the entire United States of America was below zero, this hasn’t happened since the 70s. Buffalo, New York got 70+ inches (that is not a typo). I grew up in the mid west so cold and snow are not unfamiliar to me. I can

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letting go and moving on

Traditionally the best way to let go of resentment or anger and move on are quite simple. I have tried many of the following things people are suggested to do in order to let go. I have stopped blaming others. I have made the decision to move on. I talk through my feelings and pain.

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old memories of a lost love

I guess we all have them, old memories of lost loves. Loves that we didn’t want to lose. Ones we wanted to hold on to and in our minds thought it would be forever. Looking back on past relationships is exceptionally hard to do (for me at least). Old photos of the happy times we

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picking up and leaving

How do you just pickup and leave the country with minimal risk? Some people would say that there is something wrong with a person that can just pickup and leave everything behind. Others might say that it is one of the best things you can do for personal growth.This post is the latter!  When I

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back home in the US

I’ve been back in the US 4 weeks now. I am so ready to go. Its nice to have time that I have to save money and see all my friends and family as much as I can before I move but I am very anxious to just go already! I am trying to plan

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