Seattle — The Mountains

5000′ in elevation, 24 hours in time, & 12 miles in distance It was quite the journey. Probably the coolest thing I’ve ever done, and one of the most physically challenging. But definitely the most beautiful 24 hours I’ve experienced. To be honest, I’m sitting here at a writer’s block deciding how to even go…

Day 8 — Climbing Suicide Cliff

I take school very seriously. I’ve always been driven to study hard and finish strong, and finals week has usually been my time to shine. I’ve spent many finals weeks camped out at libraries–my head buried in textbooks. …never had I EVER imagined my final finals week of undergrad like this–camped out across the globe–my head…

Day 6 — Victoria Peak

Welcome to my favorite day, my favorite view. Okay, so I’m finally starting to get a hang of the geography of Hong Kong. So there’s Hong Kong Island, where the majority of our stay has been, and then there’s Kowloon further inland, right across Kowloon Bay. Today we rode the Star Ferry to Kowloon and…

Colorado

Sometimes in the midst of school, work, and stress, you just gotta say no to school, work, and stress. So in the middle of November, my family & I did just that. For a magically spontaneous weekend, we escaped from CMH → DEN and headed to the beautiful state of Colorado. I had never been…