As a child, I absolutely loved the National Geographic. From the television channel to the magazine, I wanted to work for National Geographic. It is actually the only thing that has matched my drive to work for NASA. This year, I am lucky enough to live near Washington D.C., which is where Nat Geo (short for National Geographic) is headquartered. I discovered the #NatGeoFest trending … Continue reading National Geographic Festival 2018
I went ziplining! Ziplining in Cour D’Alene, Idaho, was something that I have been wanting to do for years. My grandparents moved to Spokane, Washington, a few years ago and whenever I visit them, I always want to go visit the Cour D’Alene lake and walk around. It is one of, if not my top, favorite locations to visit in the Pacific Northwest. Whenever we … Continue reading Ziplining in Cour D’Alene
Giant. Majestic. Old. And, brown? Deep in the Sonoran Desert near Gila Bend, Arizona, the giant saguaro cactuses thrive. Or they once did. Driving along the 8-Interstate, visitors pass miles of saguaro forests, where these towering cactuses dominate the rocky and arid landscape. In past decades, the saguaro is a green stripe in the surrounding brown region. In spring of 2017, however, these cactuses were … Continue reading The Downfall of a Southwestern Icon?