6 Tips for Getting a NASA Internship

So you want to intern a NASA? I don’t blame you! In my biased opinion, it’s one of the best places to intern! Here’s a fun fact: you don’t have to be in STEM to intern at NASA. Yes, you can intern and work at NASA and not be an engineer or scientists! They need people in business, finance, law, science communications, writing, animation, video … Continue reading 6 Tips for Getting a NASA Internship

What It’s Like To Fly During A Pandemic + Tips

So, what’s it like to fly during a pandemic? Honestly, it’s probably the easiest and simplest flying I’ve ever done in my life. Why? No one is flying! Of course, flying on an airplane with complete strangers who could potentially be carrying a deadly disease is a risk that you have to decide if you want to take or not. In this instance, I said … Continue reading What It’s Like To Fly During A Pandemic + Tips

Beach Anyone? A Summer Day in Galveston, Texas

At heart, I am a beach bum. I grew up in southern California, spending the summer vacationing at the beach, so it’s no surprise that I feel most at peace at the beach. I currently live south of Houston, Texas, so I’m only about 40 minutes from the beaches at Galveston. The Gulf definitely isn’t the Pacific Ocean, but it’ll do in a pinch when … Continue reading Beach Anyone? A Summer Day in Galveston, Texas

Don’t Mine-d If I Do… Hiking “Carrie Nation Trail #78” in Coronado National Forest, Arizona

Coronado National Forest in southern Arizona is home to many unique hiking trails. It is also home to many old copper and uranium mines. When I visited my mom in May, she took me on a hike to an old uranium mine, and it’s now one of my favorite hikes in the area. This hike is under 5 miles roundtrip. On AllTrails, this hike is … Continue reading Don’t Mine-d If I Do… Hiking “Carrie Nation Trail #78” in Coronado National Forest, Arizona

My Top 6 Favorite National Parks in the United States

Visiting National Parks are my favorite things to do when I travel around the United States, and I definitely favor some, for all various reasons. In no particular order, here are my top 6 favorite National Parks that I’ve visited, and a few honorable mentions. 1) Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, California I’ve combined Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks because they’re right next to each … Continue reading My Top 6 Favorite National Parks in the United States

10 Easy Houseplants for Beginners

I haven’t really talked about this on my blog yet, but I’ve recently become quite obsessed with houseplants. Over the past year or so, I’ve accumulated over 50 houseplants in my tiny apartment. (I know, it’s a problem.) From my trials and tribulations of owning houseplants, I’ve learned that some plants are easiest to care for than others. Here are my top favorite and easy … Continue reading 10 Easy Houseplants for Beginners

Get your summer on! in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho

Get your summer on! Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, is one of my favorite places to visit in the spring and summer times! (Side note: Coeur D’Alene is pronounced core-duh-LANE) It’s a smaller lake town, located near the Washington State – Idaho border right on Coeur D’Alene Lake in southwest Idaho. The main downtown area runs along Sherman Ave. There are many shops selling gifts, artwork, clothes … Continue reading Get your summer on! in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho

How To Grow an Avocado Plant from a Seed

So you want to grow an avocado plant from an avocado seed? It’s actually much easier than you think! First of all, I don’t listen to all of the techniques on the internet. I, personally, don’t like stabbing the seed and putting it over water; that’s too much work for me and takes too long. I’ve also tried the method where you wrap the seed … Continue reading How To Grow an Avocado Plant from a Seed