Workout Wednesday: July 11th – 17th

In addition to my daily, out-of-the-house intense workouts, I wanted to incorporate another active, but meditative activity into my daily routine. I decided I would start with a daily yoga video, but I knew I had to start small. I'm the kind of person who thinks they need to do everything all-in from the get-go. … Continue reading Workout Wednesday: July 11th – 17th

My First Mount Whitney Attempt

After climbing Mount Fuji last year, I was interested in similarly-leveled day hikes in North America. I discovered that Mount Whitney (located near Lone Pine, California) is the tallest peak in the contiguous United States. This seemed like the perfect challenge to take on. Because I was battling with uncertain road trip dates, juggling another … Continue reading My First Mount Whitney Attempt

Workout Wednesday: July 4th-10th

I want to hold myself accountable and have regularly themed posts, so here one is! I will be sharing a workout summary of what I've done in the past week. Wednesday, July 4th This was my first day back in the gym after my road trip, so I was eager to get back into the … Continue reading Workout Wednesday: July 4th-10th

Saguaro National Park: the biggest disappointment is its pronunciation

In my family, we really like the cactus in its many forms. I have basically a whole nursery of succulents, and I enjoy checking out their larger cousins. It's a plus that cacti grow in desert climates, a climate I love. In my travels last year, I saw many different kinds of cacti, but not … Continue reading Saguaro National Park: the biggest disappointment is its pronunciation