Category: nature

The most wonderful time of the year

Ladies and Gents, Friends and Strangers, the cold days are here.

Ireland Then and Now

Nostalgia is a powerful thing, and it got me bad. A couple months ago I was going through my mom’s hard drive with all the family pictures on it, and stumbled across a folder full of scanned pictures taken of my maternal grandparents– from…

Documentaries about Antarctica (Part II)

Surprise, surprise, I watched more documentaries about Antarctica. I’m not above admitting that it’s an obsession. Antarctica is just so mesmerizingly interesting that I can’t help but spend my days (and nights) learning more about it.

Capturing Caprock Canyon

Back in March, during Spring Break, a friend and I visited Caprock Canyon, in Briscoe, Texas. The only other canyon I’ve ever visited is Palo Duro Canyon, but that was when I was eight years old, so Caprock is the first canyon I’ve been to that I can actively remember. It’s also the first canyon I’ve hiked in; which was an experience.

Documentaries about Antarctica

So far, 2016 has been the year of documentaries. There’s just something about sitting on the couch, avoiding everything I need to do, and watching 6 hours of nature programs. So, as a continuation of my Antarctica series, I thought I’d list all the…