First Time Up North

It was a Thursday afternoon and everything was planned to go up north to visit UC Davis with my boyfriend and our friend, whom would be attending for the fall of 2015. We meant to leave after I got off work, but turns out that my car broke down and instead we decided we would have to drop it off at my house and we would go in my bf’s car. After hours of trying to get my car to work, my car was fixed, we dropped it off, and our road trip began. Driving up to Davis overnight we had to stop to grab a bite; luckily we found an In N Out and we stopped to eat.

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After eating we got back on the road to arrive around 4 in the morning at the University. Our friend was able to sleep in the dorms, but my bf and I had to find a place to visit or stay while he had a tour of the school. We found a hotel to stay at that Friday, slept in, and once our friend was done we went to take a tour around the schools neighborhood, which was nice and peaceful (really good ice cream too!). After a long trip and long day we all went to sleep in our queen bed that fit the three of us! Next morning we got up and went to grab some delicious breakfast next door to our hotel. We got back on the road after a few hours, finding where to go as we drove. We ended up deciding on Lake Tahoe. None of us had ever gone so our next adventure began soon after the decision was made!

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Under the Oak: Medical Hypothermia, and Enlightenment

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I recently saw an article online that was discussing how doctors are looking at the medical benefits of hypothermia.  They believe that maybe we could save more lives by reducing people’s body temperatures in a controlled way. We also started talking about the many worlds interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, and what is Enlightenment.

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Picking a Bone With Panhandlers

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I believe my scent attracts panhandlers. I don’t know what it is, but maybe my Old Spice deodorant gives them the sense that i’m overflowing with money. Truth is, i’m not. I don’t really mind people coming up to me and asking for money, because I see this as a chance to get to know somebody new and have a nice conversation. Apparently most of them don’t seem to see it that way.

Let me tell you about my most recent encounter:

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The Voyage To Understanding Life And Why I Decided To Take It

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There is one idea that has stuck with me since the day I learned about it: What we are is an incarnation of the fabric of life with the ability to consciously create, question, and control our reality.

Essentially, everything in the universe is connected, and all the parts are affected and influenced by one another. Our concept of having different realities, different life experiences, is caused by our ability to change our perception of the information around us. There are no limits to how far we can travel, to what we can create, and who we can become, for these are false boundaries created by the same mechanism which allows us to explore the deepest corners of the unknown.

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People Say It’s A Chemical Reaction. I Say It’s Magic.

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Get up, explore the world.  Life is about experiences; enjoy what the world has to offer.

Deep within Tenorio Volcano National Park in Costa Rica lies the Rio Celeste river, where sulfur reacts with calcium carbonate to create an incredibly blue river.  A blue that is reminiscent of the sky after the rain washes away 32 days of gloom.

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