Nathanial Garrod

Category Archives: Adventures!

Answering a Question

Writers Note: This post was written in Mid-December 2015 – Initially, I wanted to wait until closer to New Years to post it, but my best friend came to town … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Brief Updates

I have been so busy the past few weeks that I have not had a chance to write down any thoughts or reflection on my goals/priorities for 2015, or thoughts … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Snow Day PDX Pictures – January 3, 2016

Occasionally it snows in Portland. Even more rarely, that snow sticks, freezes over and becomes an ice-y death trap. Currently, we are in the frozen ice-y death trap stage, but … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Downtown Healdsburg: Portalupi Wine

After visiting Selby Winery on Black Friday, my friends and I decided to make another stop, from the recommendation of my pal Tyler, the Tasting Room Manager at Selby. This … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Downtown Healdsburg: Selby Winery

It is probably surprising that even though I am a native of Sonoma County I did not discover the beauty of downtown Healdsburg until my senior year of college. In … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Peak Fall

(Author’s Note: this post was written on Saturday, November 7th while waiting for the MAX to the airport from my apartment. The delay of posting until after the mentioned trip … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a Comment

One Foot in Front of the Other: A marathon reflection

Early in grad school I decided it would be a good idea to run a marathon at some point in my life. When I made this decision, a long run … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Rethinking Success

I have long found the word “successful” to be nebulous and imprecise, a vague term applied to an uncertain set of goals determined by a group. I remember when I … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Deconstruction and Time Abroad (Denmark: Days 3-5)

Deconstruction is a literary theory originating with Derrida in the late 60s. Essentially, it advocates for a reader to examine the text by pulling it apart and looking at the … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a Comment
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