The Final Countdown!

March 16, 2011 Uncategorized

I’ve got three days to go here until I leave, and it feels both exciting and overwhelming.. for now I’m just trying to ride the wave until the plane takes off. Ry and I had an awesome weekend in LA, riding our bikes 41 miles through the city [crazy and super fun] and getting some drives up and down the coast. In the last few weeks I’ve been lucky to see my aunt, uncle, cousins [one set of them anyways],Read More

South Mountain Hike: Holbert Trail

January 20, 2011 Uncategorized

On Monday, it was Ryan’s last day before classes started at ASU, so we drove out to South Mountain and did a great hike on the Holbert Trail. Round trip was around 5 miles, and the top gave us a panoramic view of the entire metro area, as well as the mountain range systems that surround it from all sides.


January 20, 2011 Uncategorized

My small triumph for the day, aside from the aforementioned hair cutting, was seeing that one of the three potted seeds we’ve planted has sprouted, meaning that I did not succeed in accidentally killing them from overwatering or some other mishap. This one is Sweet Basil, and I’m still waiting on the red hot peppers and the tomatoes to poke their little heads above ground.