Camping at Huntsville State Park, Texas

I went camping at Huntsville State Park! The park is located in Huntsville, Texas, which is about an hour to hour and a half north of Houston. Huntsville State Park is a 2,000+ acre park next to the Sam Houston National Forest. Within the park is Lake Raven, about 200 acres and filled with a variety of fish, frogs and alligators (yes — alligators!). It … Continue reading Camping at Huntsville State Park, Texas

Hiking Diamond Head State Monument and Exploring Waikiki Beach! Hawaii, Day 6

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the sixth day of my week-long adventure, so check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! On my sixth day in Hawaii, my first full day on Oahu, I headed to the iconic Diamond Head State Monument. Diamond Head … Continue reading Hiking Diamond Head State Monument and Exploring Waikiki Beach! Hawaii, Day 6

Snorkeling and Maui Beach Sunsets! Hawaii, Day 4

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the fourth day of my week-long adventure, so be sure to read about my first few days in Hawaii and check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! My fourth day in Maui, Hawaii, was my last full day … Continue reading Snorkeling and Maui Beach Sunsets! Hawaii, Day 4

Exploring Lahaina and a Beautiful Sunset! Hawaii, Day 2

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the second day of my week-long adventure, so be sure to read about my first few days in Hawaii and check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! My official first day in Maui, Hawaii, is actually my second … Continue reading Exploring Lahaina and a Beautiful Sunset! Hawaii, Day 2

Science at Tumamoc Hill

Hello everyone! I am currently in a multimedia class for my journalism degree and I produced this video about Tumamoc Hill, a small little hill located southwest of downtown Tucson. The video is a little rough around the edges and my camera isn’t the best at video, but I’m still learning. I’ve also written a conjoining story to go along with the video, in case … Continue reading Science at Tumamoc Hill

DC Cherry Blossoms

Imagine being in Disneyland (or any popular amusement park) in the summertime. Now image it being 50*F outside and it’s not actually Disneyland. That’s what the cherry blossom festival felt like in Washington D.C., USA. …But it was definitely worth it! I traveled into downtown D.C. via metro, which was abnormally busy, and got off on the wrong stop (oops). I ended up on a … Continue reading DC Cherry Blossoms

Dendrochronology & Astronomy

Story first featured on the University of Arizona Steward Observatory’s education program “Active Galactic Videos” here. What is the link between the trees and the Sun? They are not anywhere close to one another — the Sun is 92 million miles away and trees grow here on Earth. Both are made out of the same basic materials fused by the universe. But the link between the … Continue reading Dendrochronology & Astronomy