Old Man By the Sea (Saipan)

After a long awaited meeting, I was greeted by a grinning Nikki, a smiling Fariha, and a weird Nathaniel  (LOL JK) at Java Joes, each of which comprises the Calc-Heads. We were just missing Rhea and Tommy. Our meeting/reunion was set for a hike in Saipan, one that I have been looking forward to for ages: Old Man by the Sea. The drive to the … Continue reading Old Man By the Sea (Saipan)


A Surprise Visit to Home

It's June 16, 6:42pm, and my nerves are ringing. Did that make sense? Probably not. I'm not exactly too sure how to define my current feelings right now, other than the fact that I think there's a giant lump in my throat that I can't seem to swallow. So I'm probably nervous. Or ecstatic? Maybe … Continue reading A Surprise Visit to Home

West Tiger #3 Trail

Tired, cold, and hungry. That's exactly how we left West Tiger #3 Trail (a part of Tiger Mountain's High Point Way Trailhead) after hiking it for nearly four hours. The hike summed up to six miles with an elevation of 2,522 ft. I think the hike up towards the viewpoint was the most challenging aspect of the hike … Continue reading West Tiger #3 Trail

Franklin Falls Hike

A few days after my other half and I visited Oregon, I was feeling a little adventurous, so on the last day of May, we drove nearly an hour to Franklin Falls (a part of Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest) to hike! It took us forever to find a parking spot, so we wound up driving around the … Continue reading Franklin Falls Hike

Exploring Oregon

I just wanted to share a little bit of how my last day as a first year student went about (and pretty much how my summer began). So... let's begin! On the 25th of May, 2017, I officially checked out of my dorm, marking my new status as a second year college student. This official … Continue reading Exploring Oregon