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What I've been up to this Winter

So I was trying to hold off on posting some pics and trying to do a whole series of the winter. I’ve decided that’s stupid, so here’s whats been going on this winter. 32 more words


Lily Stockman ... the desert is calling

I first came across Lily Stockman in a beautiful feature in American Vogue last year – see full article here. The story really resonated with me and explored the forced marriage separation for a young military couple and the pull and comfort of Joshua Tree from the big city lights of New York City. 144 more words


Rock (climbing) and Roll(ing backwards because I'm bad at driving manual still), or On Being A Beginner.

This post is partially just me being excited about new things, and partially a deep expression about overcoming fear.

Heights have never been my thing. Since the first moment I stepped onto a challenge course, though, I’ve known that if I was going to make it as a recreation professional (or even through my challenge course programming class), I was going to have to face a lot of fears that I had. 461 more words


Joshua Tree National Park | Day 1.5 - Jumbo Rocks

This is part two of my first day at Joshua Tree National Park. After bouldering at Planet X, Trevor and I decided to go back to our campground, Jumbo Rocks, to get settled and explore the surrounding area. 188 more words


In the works: New Mexico, Arizona, and California

In late March, I’m hoping to do a southwestern loop that will take me through New Mexico, Arizona, inland California, and then back through Arizona and New Mexico. 72 more words


104th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

When the California Art Club returns to USC’s Fisher Museum of Art to present their 104th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition from March 29 – April 19, 2015 this spring, I’ll be exhibiting a new large painting titled… 35 more words


Joshua Tree National Park | Day 1 - Planet X

I hope you like the desert because this blog will soon be full of pictures from my recent trip to Joshua Tree! I took hundreds of pictures and it was impossible for me to decide on favorites, so instead I decided to split my trip up into different posts and hope that they will invite you to explore the park for yourself! 330 more words