Don’t let anyone make you feel bad about traveling

Big Bend NP, Texas, April 2017
Amtrak California Zephyr, Emeryville, CA to Denver, CO March 2017
Death Valley NP, January 2017
Bilbao, Spain, September 2016
Mt. Shasta, California, August 2016
Skyline to Sea Trail, July 2016
San Diego, July 2016
Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Mesa Verde, Arches, Canyonlands, Monument Valley
Zion, Death Valley, Whitney Portal, Mammoth Lakes, Yosemite, May/June 2016
Gainesville, Florida, March 2016
Land Between the Lakes, Kentucky, February 2016
Grand Teton and Rocky Mountain National Parks, January 2016
Grand Isle, September 2015
Isle Royale, June 2015
Denver, Colorado, June 2015
Superior Hiking Trail, May 2015
Edinburgh and the Highlands, Scotland, August 2014
Lyon, France, July 2014
Geneva, Switzerland, July 2014
Lost Coast, California, May 2014
Columbus, Ohio, March 2014
Toronto, Canada, November 2013
Marseille, France, September 2013
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 2013
Redwood Coast, California & Oregon, May 2013
Nashville, Tennessee, May 2013
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, May 2013
Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 2012
Garden of the Gods, Illinois, October 2012
Burlington and Mt. Mansfield, Vermont, July 2012
Ohiopyle State Park, Pennsylvania, June 2012
Chicago, Illinois, Sept. 2011
Seattle, Washington, May 2011
Enchanted Rock, Texas, April 2011
Telluride, Colorado, January 2011
Portland & Multnomah Falls, Oregon, December 2010
Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany, December 2010
Lost Maples, Texas, November 2010
Rally to Restore Sanity, Washington DC, October 2010
Pedernales Falls, Texas, July 2010

University of Texas

I was a member of Junior Fellows from 2008-2010, which is an awesome interdisciplinary group for undergraduate students across the colleges at the University of Texas to share their research.


French – C1
Estonian – through BALSSI and the CIC with Indiana University, approximately B2
Forgotten: Turkish (at UT), German, Spanish