My Brief Story

I’m honestly not sure where or how I should start my posts here. I learned that, sometimes, it is best to just dive in….

I think It is important for me to be very open about my life. My background, my experiences, my relationships, my triumphs, my heartbreaks… all these have made some contribution towards building who i am today, as well as who i will be tomorrow. To truly understand who someone is and why they are who they are, I really believe that people must first develop some understanding of someone’s background and what they have been through.

I was born in Abilene, Texas to a very loving family. I had two older brothers and an older sister, but there was about a six year gap between my age and my closest sibling’s. Kline, the oldest, is a very analytical and hard working type. He loves to learn all the rules to a game and then plays the game as diligently and as effectively as possible. Then Bryn is my open minded, spiritually sound, and oh so loving sister. Shes filled with wide-eyed curiosity and is so adventurous that she once randomly moved to Thailand for a few years. (psh haha.. bon voyage sis!) Then there is Cole, the all american, center of the party and loud mouth on the golf course. Through charm or charisma, he could make a friend out of anyone.

My Parents, Eric and Danna, raised us all to be kind, gentle, and loving. They also raised us to be competitive, outspoken, and adventurous.

I acknowledge that my family has played a critical role in my development. I can be analytical like Kline, adventurous and free as Bryn, and as outgoing and unforgiving as Cole.

Growing up my parents Traveled with us a lot. I have seen the whales of Cabo, surfed the waves of Hawaii, and I rode the elephants in Thailand. I have Explored the graffiti filled alleys of Melbourne Australia. I drank the wines of Tuscany and Napa. Ive floated the canals of Venice, and roamed the streets of Rome. I have sailed the seas of the Caribbean and Mediterranean. I have walked through the Acropolis, the Coliseum, Vatican, as well as the Uffizi Gallery. I have snowboarded and climbed all around the North American rockies. I drank beers at the bunker’s overlooking Barcelona. I have Angled for trout in an Argentine rain forest. And, I grew up in Abilene, TX.

A nice west Texas town.

I went through Texas Christian University and earned a degree in Economics, Philosophy, and Energy.

I currently work in Dallas as a market analyst.

I am so grateful to have lived the life that I have. I have experienced so much and I am still so young. There are so many more adventures coming my way. I’m very excited to be able to bring some of my stories, ideas, and life lessons to you. I hope to hear some of your stories, ideas, and lessons in return.

-Ethan Oliver

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