National Geographic Festival 2018

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

Ziplining in Cour D’Alene

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

The Downfall of a Southwestern Icon?

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?