I Ate a Hot Pepper in Mexico and It Didn’t Go Well.

At the beginning of August, I went on vacation with my family to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: An arid, beach destination on the West Coast of North America. My parents come here every year to relax at the Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort. This year, they convinced another 16 of us to join in on the fun. Continue reading “I Ate a Hot Pepper in Mexico and It Didn’t Go Well.”

I Went to Lubbock, Texas and All I Did Was Climb a Tree

My knees scraped against the rough bark of the tree. Shorts snagged by the branches behind me. Fingers dug into the one below me, holding my upper body aloft as I inched further along the branch towards the stump– back arched like a cat.

"Are you going to blog about this?" Catherine asked from below. A joke. My phone in her hand, documenting this moment.

"I never know what I'm going to blog about until I do it," I said.
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Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden: Is It Worth A Visit?

With a hefty parking and entrance fee, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is not for the cheap-minded individual. Just for myself the cost for parking was $15, and then entrance into the park itself was another $15. Add on any additional purchases (lunch/souvenir) and you’re looking at over $50 for one person. If you car pool then the cost doesn’t seem too steep, but for a single individual, it’s a bit much for a few hours at a garden.
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