Destination #2: Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree. Desert oasis. Dry heat. Freezing temperatures. Crumbling granite mounds. Rattlesnakes. Land of never-ending rock and funky-gnarled J Trees…straight out of Dr. Seuss. This place was beautiful to explore, climb, hike, rest, or simply exist in. There is nothing quite like desert sunsets and sun rises, moon rises and stars, snow storms versus midday … Continue reading Destination #2: Joshua Tree

An Escape to Powell River and a Master’s Degree!

After two long, hard, fun, and incredibly rewarding years, I proudly defended my MSc thesis on September 5, 2014.  Despite how anxious I was going into the defence, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and it was great to have so many wonderful friends there to support me.   (1) Defending my MSc thesis (2) Super awesome LCSRG … Continue reading An Escape to Powell River and a Master’s Degree!