Nathanial Garrod

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

Transformation Tuesday: The Three Musketeers

Very rarely, I decide to give in to Instagram theme days. Tuesday is always #transformationtuesday, a day to celebrate change and transformation over time. This is a picture of my … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Post-NASPA WRC Overview

Earlier this week, I attended the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Western Regional Conference (WRC). Largely, I attended because I had a proposal for presentation accepted. After chatting … Continue reading

November 12, 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

RNR Vancouver Half Reflections

It is midnight as I type this, and I am somewhere between cannot sleep and do not want to sleep. I ran 13.1 miles this weekend at the Rock N … Continue reading

October 27, 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
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