Visiting Fairbanks, Alaska for the Aurora Borealis

November 13th-19th, 2018 After spending a few days exploring Washington State, I continued north to Fairbanks, Alaska. I’m a native Californian and, prior to this trip, could count on one hand the number of times I’d seen it snowing. Visiting Alaska was a chance to break out of my temperature comfort zone, learn how to […]

WordCamp Seattle, Pike Place Market, & San Juan Island

During early November 2018, I flew over massive amounts of smoke from the Camp Fire en route to Washington. I had the opportunity to eat my way through Seattle and Pike Place Market, then drove north to Anacortes where I stayed in one of my favorite Airbnbs of all times. From there, I jumped on a ferry to San Juan Island to visit my grandparents.