Happy Halloween! As I write this post, it is Halloween day, so Happy Halloween! What’s a better topic to talk about than pumpkin picking at a local pumpkin patch?? The weekend before Halloween, my family and I visited Apple Annie’s in Wilcox, Ariz. (about an hour and a half from Tucson). Apple Annie’s is a farm with pumpkin and vegetable patches (like peppers, zucchini’s, tomatoes, … Continue reading Pumpkin and apple picking at Apple Annie’s
I went to Six Flags America and it was so much fun! My old officemate gave me a free ticket to the amusement park since she is a part of a coaster association, so I am very thankful for that. Buying tickets at the gate cost $70, but if you buy tickets online during summer you can get tickets for about $42. They also have … Continue reading Thrills at Six Flags America
Writer’s note: I apologize that this post is a little delayed as I was finishing up my internship, finishing summer school courses, moving back across the country from Washington D.C. to Tucson, AZ, and then started school shortly after. It was all such a whirlwind experience but I wouldn’t want to change a thing! Here is my final comments on my last internship with NASA, … Continue reading Thank You, Hubble
Interning with the Hubble Space Telescope at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center I am so lucky to have finished my fourth NASA internship! This post is a little delayed as I was finishing up my internship, finishing summer school courses, moving back across the country from Washington D.C. to Tucson, AZ, and then started school shortly after. But, it was all such a whirlwind experience … Continue reading I Finished My 4th NASA Internship!
5 Things I Learned 1) There’s lots of people. And there’s a lot of people crammed into a smaller area. In the Southwest, there is quite a lot of people but there is much more space for everyone to spread out and have privacy — thanks urban sprawl. 2) People are waaaay more judgmental than in other parts of the USA. Social status actually means something. … Continue reading 5 things I learned when I moved to the DC area, and 5 things I miss about it.
I started my senior year of college! It’s back to school for most students across the United States and parents couldn’t be happier, while teachers couldn’t be more stressed out. Back to school is a time of new beginnings, remembering old memories and friends, and looking to the future. I can’t believe that I am already a senior in college. The time has gone by … Continue reading Back to School (+ Tips)
I survived Hurricane Harvey, one year ago today. Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Gulf coast on August 25, 2017, and brought flooding and destruction to the coastal cities. I happened to be in Houston for my second NASA internship when the hurricane hit and was one of the thousands of evacuees from that weekend. I wrote this story a few weeks after the hurricane hit Houston … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey: My Story
Whether you’re young and traveling for school and work or just haven’t bought a house and have to move houses/apartments often, those of us who have had to move a lot endure these struggles: Packing and unpacking. A few years ago, I really enjoyed packing and unpacking. It meant adventure, excitement, and new beginnings — and while that is still true, it also now it … Continue reading The Struggles of Moving A Lot