Category Archives: Travel

More Catalina Island, 1/2 Marathon Training Update and Running Shoes

Well, I am back from Catalina Island and let me just say, I now know what it would be like to be a FULL TIME USC graduate student. I’m only part time right now, and thank goodness for that. ┬áTaking … Continue reading

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Never Ending

And just when you thought I was about to stop moving…I’m on the road again! Ok, not quite yet, but in 19 days I’ll be making my way up to the Santa Cruz area to study one of my favorite … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Banding, Birding Thursday, Birds, cats, Easter, Ellie, Environment, family, Field Work, Hiking, Holidays, Honey, Hummingbirds, injury, Races, Recipes, Running, Travel, Ventura, Whittle My Middle, work | 1 Comment

With Irregularity

What a whirlwind of two weeks it’s been since I updated! Things have been crazy busy and with work, Ragnar training and spending time with Whit! Work has been crazy busy and hard. I’ve been averaging over 50 hours a … Continue reading

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Back to the Grind

Hi Everyone! Sorry to have gone MIA on you, things got crazy busy as I started field work again last week! I was sent out to various places in Palm Springs, the San Jacinto Mountains and Orange County to find … Continue reading

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My 2012

This happens every year. Did I accomplish all my resolutions for 2012? I wrote in 2011 how I don’t like resolutions because they make me anxious; I feel like there is too much pressure. But, if they’re just things that … Continue reading

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Back Home

Whew. What a whirlwind of a few weeks! Well, I’m officially back at home and enjoying the luxuries that I never thought I would miss! Clean sheets and no sleeping bag? A mattress and not a sleeping pad? Clean towels? … Continue reading

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What? Machu Picchu?!

Just a little preview for you so you know that I’m still alive. I’m sorry I haven’t blogged much, on top of traveling there are some other bad things I’ll discuss when I get home in a week…but for now, … Continue reading

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Heart’s Cafe, Ollantaytambo, Peru

During our visit to Ollantaytambo and the Incan ruins we were able to visit a restaurant with a great cause: Heart’s Cafe. This restaurant not only focuses on serving up nutritious food but also helping out impoverished communities in the … Continue reading

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Jack’s Cafe, Cuzco

Well, after being away from the states for almost 3 months, I had to get my hands on some good old’ American food…err, well, in this case the closest I could get: British food at Jack’s Cafe! I have been … Continue reading

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Incan Ruins at Ollantaytambo

Last week I had the pleasure of traveling to Ollantaytambo, a small town 60 miles outside Cuzco, deep in the mountains of the Andes with two of my friends. We were super worked to check out the 15th century Incan … Continue reading

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