Tag: nature

I Went to Lubbock, Texas and All I Did Was Climb a Tree

A chubby girl finds meaning in climbing a tree.

Sitting at the Edge of the World: Inis Mór, Ireland

A Winter day-trip to the largest of the Aran Island, Inis Mór.

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.

Book Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Before this summer, and the three English courses I took during it, I’d never given much thought to walking across the world. Yet, after reading Cheryl Strayed’s award winning book, “Wild,” walking is all I want to do.