I Experienced My First Rocket Launch! in Cape Canaveral, Florida

If you don’t personally know me, I’m a HUGE aerospace + space nerd. Always have been. I mean, I’m a huge science nerd in general, but aerospace is one of my passions and is central to my career. I used to work at NASA but have since left to go into the private industry, which…

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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…

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Oh Dam! Exploring Downtown Spokane, Washington State

Spokane, Washington, is one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited in the Pacific Northwest. It’s located near the border of Washington State and Idaho and is a fairly small but growing city. Just like my hometown of Tucson, Arizona, it’s large and growing, but quite small compared with their sister cities, Phoenix, AZ, and…

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I Tried Walking My Cat for the First Time…

If you haven’t met Fred, meet Fred. He’s a young orange tabby boy and the best cuddler on the planet. He’s a rescue and I’ve had him for a few months now, living with me in my apartment. Unfortunately… he’s getting a little chubby. And what do you do when you start getting a little…

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You Grow Girl! Flower blossoms in Manito Park, Washington State

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…

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An Anniversary for My Blog

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…

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Getting Back to Nature at Armand Bayou Nature Center, Texas

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…

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I Tried Cat Yoga!

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…

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