Travel Blog

Traveler Profile: “Bali chose me”

Natalie is an old roommate and friend of mine who embodies the adventurous spirit and drive of our generation. She's an inspiration to other young women who long to travel and renew their understanding of themselves from the inside out. She boldly left her small hometown in Missouri to work as a teacher in South… Continue reading Traveler Profile: “Bali chose me”

Ecology, Travel Blog

Grinnell Glacier Trail, Glacier National Park (7/18/18)

Climate change was the final theme of my Field Ecology course. I've heard about glaciers melting nearly my whole life, but like so many other concepts in ecology, this was just an abstract idea to me until I witnessed it firsthand. What is a Glacier? How does one differentiate between glaciers and all of the other… Continue reading Grinnell Glacier Trail, Glacier National Park (7/18/18)

Ecology, Travel Blog

Lava Beds National Monument

5/4/18 - 5/6/18 After spending a ton of time in the office due to a very slow start in the season's work, I was definitely ready to get out of town for the weekend. Friday afternoon Josh and I drove down to Lava Beds National Monument in Tulelake, CA. Instead of the smooth, black, melted… Continue reading Lava Beds National Monument