What a bloomin’ treat! Have a few hours in Spokane? Definitely go visit Manito Park! Whether you’re a nature lover or have a “black” thumb, everyone will appreciate this beautiful park. Located a few miles from downtown Spokane is Manito Park. Manito Park is a free and very beautiful botanical garden run by the city of Spokane. The park is 90 acres and includes five … Continue reading You Grow Girl! Flower blossoms in Manito Park, Washington State
March 3, 2018 Two years ago on March 3, my very first blog post, ever, went live. Coincidentally, I’ve recently posted my 100th blog post. My blog has been my creative outlet and my place to be myself. To be honest, the people who read my blog probably know more about me than most of the people I know in real life. You get an … Continue reading An Anniversary for My Blog
In the outskirts of Houston near Webster, Texas, you can find the Armand Bayou Nature Center. Lush trees, swampy atmosphere, chirping birds, turtles, spiders, alligators… and BISON! (yes, bison!) You can find all of this and more at the nature center. The Armand Bayou is one of my favorite places to escape to in my area. It has three main walking trails that are about … Continue reading Getting Back to Nature at Armand Bayou Nature Center, Texas
Yes, you read that right. I tried cat yoga! … And it was exactly as you would expect – absolutely amazing!! If you’re a dog person – Adios, I’ll see you on the next post! I totally understand if you don’t want to hear me gushing about how cute cats are. If you’re a cat person or a dog person who *understands* cats or cat … Continue reading I Tried Cat Yoga!
So you’re thinking about moving to Texas? I lived in Houston for the past 8-ish months and for 6 months in 2017, so I know a little about what it’s like to move to Texas from out of state. Texas was one of those states that I NEVER thought that I would move to, but I got a job offer in Houston, so here I … Continue reading What You Should Know Before Moving to Texas
I’ll be perfectly honest – I was really nervous for my first BodyPump class. I was going to go a few weeks before, but I kept chickening out until one of my friends recently told me that she goes and absolutely loves it. If you’ve read my previous post, where I tried Zumba for the first time, then you’ll know that I’m new to my … Continue reading I Tried BodyPump for the First Time
Every year in January, NASA’s Human Research Program hosts its Investigator’s Workshop (or IWS for short). It’s a fascinating time filled with technical presentations and inter-mingling of cultures. The Human Research Program does essentially what you’d expect: it’s a NASA program that studies how the human body reacts to living in space. It’s quite a large (but unknown) program that studies everything from how fluids … Continue reading Four Days of Science: I Attended NASA’s Human Research Program Investigator’s Workshop in Galveston, Texas
So you’re thinking about moving to Washington, D.C.? I lived there for 8 months in 2018 and it was some of the best times of my life! If you’re thinking about moving to Washington D.C., here are some things that I think you should know. What part of the city do you want to live in? Washington D.C. is pretty big, especially if you consider … Continue reading What You Should Know Before Moving to Washington, D.C.