I’ve gotten three tattoos at various locations on my body and of varying sizes, so here are some tips that I’ve learned when getting tattooed: Pre-Tattooing Choose your favorite artist, and make sure that you really like their art. I found my artist and followed her and her art for two years before getting my first tattoo. I think that it’s important to trust your … Continue reading Tips for Getting Tattooed
Back in September of 2018, I got my first tattoo! I have wanted a tattoo for years and I finally decided to get my first tattoo a few months ago! Since then, I have gotten two more tattoos and will talk about those in a future post. The tattoo I decided on is the Texas Bluebonnet (TX state flower) and California poppy (CA state flower), … Continue reading My First Tattoo Experience!
I am currently a senior in college, graduating from the University of Arizona in a few short days. After four years at my university, here is what I’ve learned in college: In college, everyone is a mess. Coming in as a freshman, everything about starting college is so new and exciting. There is a world of possibility! It’s overwhelming, shocking and exhausting. As a senior, … Continue reading What I’ve Learned After 4 Years in College
I’ve donated my hair! This is something that’s been on my bucket list for years. So, since I’m young, healthy and able to take care of long hair, I decided to grow out my hair with the intention of donating it. It took me about two to three years to grow out my hair to about the middle of my back. I think that I … Continue reading Donating My Hair!
Happy spring break!! It’s that time of the year again when all of us students are travelling to the beach and enjoying the (brief) break from classes. Oceanside, California, is honestly one of my favorite places in the world. In middle and high school, it was my absolute number one favorite place, especially to visit for spring break. Since then, I’ve traveled quite a bit … Continue reading My Favorite Things to do in Oceanside, California
My work at the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory took me on an unexpected trip to Mount Wilson, California. Mt. Wilson is a 100+ year old observatory about 35 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles in the Angeles National Forest. It’s a beautiful 1.5 hour drive and there are also hikes that lead visitors through the observatory. Mt. Wilson is often overlooked by travelers hoping … Continue reading Mt. Wilson Observatory, California
I am currently a senior at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz., studying science journalism and environmental studies. Over the past four years, I have grown to appreciate and adore my university. Why? For several reasons, but here are just a few of many. This is why I love my university… 1) It’s in my hometown, Tucson. I use the term “hometown” loosely because … Continue reading 7 Things I Love About My University
One thing that I’m sure many people don’t know or expect from me is that I adore backpacking. I’ve only ever been a few times, but one of my favorite places to backpack is Dinkey Lakes in California. Dinkey Lakes is about 200 miles straight east of San Jose, California, in the Sierra National Forest. It’s closer to Fresno, CA, and is right in between Yosemite … Continue reading Backpacking at Dinkey Lakes, California