• Seattle
  • The Seattle Aquarium

    The Seattle Aquarium

    I love aquariums. Always have, always will. I remember reading all the sea creature Eyewitness books (remember those?!) at my elementary school’s library, and in more recent years I’m a weirdo who watches Planet Earth and other ocean documentaries because, well, the deep and powerful waters of the ocean/lakes/rivers and the things that live in […]

  • Idaho
  • Sawtooth Lake Backpacking

    Sawtooth Lake Hike 4

    Lightning pulses in the sky, its flash luminous enough to reach through our nylon tent, through the thin skin of my eyelids, to startle me from half sleep – and in the milliseconds between bewilderment and wide-eyed alertness, the thunder is already cracking the valley open. Hail pelts our tent and pocks the surface of […]