• Journal

    A Case for Darkness

    Photo by Aperture Vintage on Unsplash

    Photo by Aperture Vintage This past week we learned that the United States Men’s National Soccer Team will not be in the World Cup. Supporting the USMNT is really fun for me and it sucks that I won’t be rooting…

  • North America,  Travel

    Star Party at a National Park

    telescopes pointed towards a stary night sky

    This summer, I made it a goal of mine to visit Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado, USA. I had heard about the cliff dwellers throughout my life and decided it was time to see these buildings in person. It…

  • Travel

    Yes, the stars are there

    After moving to the city, you start to get used to all the noise and light after a while. The cars and sirens fade into the distance and you start to convince yourself it’s quiet at night. I look up…

  • Travel

    A stormy walk on the beach

      A cool breeze goes through my hair, bringing my attention to the shore beside me. The sun is starting to set and, off in the distance, a storm is growing larger. I continue walking along the beach, doing my…

  • Journal

    Why is it so hot?

    In my mind, I’m still this strong, athletic teenager who can ski any run and bike all afternoon. In reality, I’m an average adult who sits at a desk 40 hours a week and gets outside sometimes. These two perspectives…

  • North America,  Travel

    Ferguson Canyon Overlook

    Over the weekend I decided to take my pup on a hike with some water features. It can be hard to find dog friendly hikes sometimes, as a lot of areas have watershed rules that prohibit dogs. Luckily, I found…

  • Journal

    Let’s get acquainted

    Who am I and why am I here? Why do I write? I am so tempted to write philosophically while answering this question. If only all my philosophy books weren’t in storage… Then I would be filling this post with…

  • Caribbean,  Travel

    Bimini Bucket List

    After surviving breast cancer, my mom decided she needed to cross an item off her bucket list. She was kind enough to invite me. What was it, you ask? Well, ever since she was in her 20s, my mom has…