I have always had a deep love for the ocean and marine life. I spent the first decade of my life in Southern California near San Diego and Orange County. The second decade of my life was spent on the Gulf Coast in Florida. In Florida, I was an avid stand-up paddle boarder and taught … Continue reading Ocean Minded
My mom, sister, and I had an INCREDIBLE trip visiting San Luis Obispo and Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA this past December. Santa Barbara We started the 6 hour drive up to San Luis Obispo (locals refer to it as SLO) where we were staying for the week. On the way up to SLO, … Continue reading San Luis Obispo and Hearst Castle
Lately I've had a craving for a tropical locale. My favorite tropical travel destination is the Caribbean. I love being on an island or a boat in the middle of nowhere, nothing but blue water, sunshine, and marine life around me. One of my earliest memories was on a catamaran near the Bahamas. I remember … Continue reading Aruba
“Abalone” 27.5″ across. SOLD. Layers of iridescent silver, brown, deep blue, build up this “Abalone shell” inspired piece. The elements of the shell are tied in by a single pearl. Delivery to Orange County, CA only. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a trader who was looking for fine pearls. He found one … Continue reading Abalone
88% of people read reviews to determine the quality of a local business (Pozin, 2015). Social media and online review sources play a key role in feeding the economy as it provides a venue for customers to share opinions about a product or service.
The physical changes older adults experience are often viewed negatively. Anecdotally, women treat the aging process as aversive, while men are more accepting of the physical changes. When older adults know what to expect during the aging process, they tend to be more realistic and accepting of their changes in appearance.
For my Cultural Encounter project, I chose to interview a family friend who is native to Honduras. She is a shining example of someone who is a hard worker, as she is now living in the United States as a doctor, new mother, and wife.