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
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
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
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
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
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
What a crazy world we live in right now. Like many people around the world, I’m currently teleworking from home and social distancing. I’m so lucky to still have my job and be able to telework and stay home all day. I think about that a lot. For the sake of where society is right now, I’d like to write about what a “day in … Continue reading A Day in the Life: Quarantine Edition
If you’re like me, then you’re probably stuck inside your house, teleworking and social distancing. If you’re also like me, then you’re probably getting pretty bored. In no particular order, here are few things that I’ve been doing to occupy my time during quarantine. 1) Start a journal I was never a huge fan of journaling pre-quarantine. I never had the patience or time to … Continue reading Bored? Here are 6 things you can do during quarantine!