This week ended up being so much fun. One of the many highlights of this week was going to the fair with my roommate! It was located at the south end of the town of Jackson. There were so many people at the fair, it really made me so excited to be here and it also really excited … Read more
In my previous experience with archaeological sites, any sort of artifact found was documented with great excitement. As long as a piece of pottery had the smallest bit of paint, it was considered worth salvaging. After participating in an archaeological dig in Turkey, looking at a site in a finished state really throws off the instincts.
There is still a … Read more
Studies show interactions with nature have a plethora of positive effects on the individual’s psyche. A six subtopic scale shows interactions with nature lowered anxiety when related to identity, happiness, isolation, meaning in life, freedom, and death. Less anxious children will become more motivated and confident, lowering their chances of developing anxiety or depression related disorders as they age. Not
Interning at the National Park Service impelled me to learn more about the great naturalists of history. To that effect, I picked up a copy of John Muir’s A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf and was so engrossed by it that I read it in one sitting (plus some reclining and stretching).
In the book, Muir details an exciting journey … Read more