What I’ve Been Up To

Hey guys! I’ve been extremely busy staying fit and building connections, but I wanted to give you an update on my life. A lot of opportunities have been popping up for me. I’ve partnered with Core Hydration for the summer, and the water, Organics, and Energy kept me afloat during an action-packed Independence weekend. I also […]

Continue Reading

Burying the Hatchet with New Friends

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a real adventure post, and I’ve been craving an adrenaline rush, good laugh-something out of the ordinary. Well, axe throwing was this week’s off-the-beaten path adventure. My friends and I visited Bury the Hatchet in Cherry Hill, with no expectations other than to be slightly buzzed from Mike’s Hard […]

Continue Reading

Exploring Our Roots in DC

When we Americans think of black history, we think of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and slavery. However, black history (which is American history, belonging to us all) goes beyond that. I’ve always avoided most museums devoted to black history because I was afraid they’d focus on the dark parts of history (I avoid Jewish […]

Continue Reading

A Journey to Gratitude with Nina Basu

After dealing with 20-something unruly 7th graders all year, most would think it would be crazy for science teacher Nina to want to teach in the summer. However, there was no way she could turn down the opportunity to teach in Uganda. So for a whole month this summer, she gave up reliable hot water […]

Continue Reading

Escape to Nightscape at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens is one of my favorite Philly area outings. I’ve been here on a date, then again with my grandmother. I decided this time to visit Nightscape with my four year old cousin, Kennedy. As overwhelmed as I am with the multi-sensory experience, I knew that she would enjoy it. Longwood’s acres of foliage […]

Continue Reading

My Spain Flight Essentials

For my trip to Spain, the first leg of my flight to Paris was 6 hours, then 8 hours coming back. Flying that long takes serious planning, and a well-packed carry-on. Some items are no-brainers, like your passport and wallet, but here are other items that I packed: Two pens. I mention this first because if […]

Continue Reading