Little Stories About Words You’ve Never Heard

Below are five words that are tied to emotions everyone feels but can’t explain. For each one, I’ve written short stories to give you an idea what each emotion may feel like and to share in a fun experience. Often times we are so caught up in our daily activities and to-do lists that we…

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Why I Spent My 21st Birthday Sober

I know what you’re thinking: ugh, what a drag! Who would ever spend their 21st birthday sober without at least one drink? This girl 😉 Actually, this post isn’t about me dedicating the rest of my life to sobriety. Nor it is to say that I haven’t had my fair share of very – not…

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All About Me

Hi everyone! I’m Kassidy Gamble, a freelance writer dedicated to sharing my experience of how to live a holistic and environmentally conscious life. Since I was little, writing stories about my adventures under the sea, writing has been my favorite form of creativity and self-expression. Having grown up in Orange County, California, the ocean was…

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Food for Thought Denver: Food Access and Child Poverty

Imagine growing up in North Denver. You have lived well enough on your own; from the start your family has always been able to provide you with food on your table and a roof over your head. But you know there are many others who aren’t as lucky as you are. The city is booming…

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The Beginning of My Spiritual Journey

Standing before a statue of the Hindu God, Ganesha, looking at my brothers in borrowed skirts and the bindis on all of our foreheads, I had no idea what to pray for. Am I allowed to pray for anything to this God I don’t know? I looked at the locals in the temple with their…

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Courage Under Fire

It’s memorial weekend and some friends had been over earlier for a girls’ night. Two girls are now sleeping in their bed upstairs and one starts to dream of a barbecue. Maybe it’s the smell that influences the dream or maybe it’s just a subconscious feeling. Either way it was enough to wake her up…

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I Stand Like a Woman

Interested in women’s reproductive and sexual rights in the indigenous Maasai culture? Or their economic development and gender roles based in Tanzania? Here is a research paper and narrative based on my interviews with Tanzanian women and those involved in the Tanzanian organization, TEMBO. Gender inequality has been around for as long as we know.…

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