Denver has been one of the biggest adventures I have ever taken on. From being 18 hours away from home, living in a big city for the first time, to having an incredible internship. Nothing could have prepared me for this!
Author Archives: Aurora Franzon
The Impact of Denver Rescue Mission
If someone would have told me four months ago how hard it would be to leave my internship I would not have believed them.
The bad news is, time flies. The good news is, you are the pilot. Michael Altshuler These past couple of weeks have been crazy trying to get homework assignments finished and turned in while still trying to make the most out of Denver. Last weekend was filled with sitting in coffee shops for hours on …
The Manitou Incline is a staircase that goes up the side of the mountain and consists of 2,768 steps and goes up about 2,000 feet in elevation. This was not an easy thing to do by any stretch of the imagination.
Adventures From the Last Few Weeks
“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your Mountain is waiting so… get on your way!” Dr. Seuss When I told people I was spending a semester in Denver most people told me that I should plan on moving here after I graduate because of all of the cool opportunities that are here. …
Partnering Organizations to Make a Difference
Last week I had the opportunity to help with an event during my internship. Denver Rescue Mission has partnered with many different organizations throughout the country to help serve our guests and participants. This last week two companies, Generous Coffee, and Sackcloth & Ashes did a blanket drop and coffee donation.
Learning within Internships
“You may not be able to see what is around the corner. But, if you don’t keep going you will never know what is there.” -Unknown If you have ever been on a spring break, or really any kind of break in the middle of a semester, you know the feeling of getting back into …
Fun Things for Spring Break!
Quote of the Week: “With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.” – Thomas Fowell Buxton This week was technically spring break. Although I did not get the entire week off, it has been one of the most fun, adventure-filled weeks here! From watching the sunrise and hiking to going skiing again, it …
The Beauty of Denver
Quote of the week: “A little progress everyday soon adds up to a big difference.” – Unknown. This past weekend the Denver Urban Semester did a retreat to an Airbnb in Palmer Lake. It was a time for everyone to relax and spend time together in a new space. Which, by the way, was gorgeous. …
Skiing in Colorado
Quote of the week: “If you don’t do it this year, you will be one year older when you do.” – Warren Miller I finally did it! There was one thing that I told myself I had to do at least once while I was in Denver: Skiing!! This past weekend my roommate and I …
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