I’m ready for summer

Well, it’s officially summer. Not technically — summer starts in a few days — but as far as I’m concerned, summer is here (and has been here since May 1). The weather hasn’t been completely perfect in June, but I have used every day off of work to soak up the sun as much as… Continue reading I’m ready for summer

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Cross Country Road Trip: Tennessee

June 7, 2019 There’s a reason number two is my favorite number…. Pop Pop and I woke up, ate a satisfying hotel breakfast and headed for Music City for day two of our road trip. I chose to got to Nashville because I am in a wedding and the bachelorette party is in Nashville. Unfortunately,… Continue reading Cross Country Road Trip: Tennessee

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Turks and Caicos: Snorkel Cruise

What a way to end vacation! We signed up for a “Snorkel and Conch Cruise” with Caicos Dream Tours, which is a four-hour snorkeling and lunch cruise around the waters of the Grace Bay area. A shuttle bus picked us up at our hotel at 8 a.m. and drove us to another resort, where we… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Snorkel Cruise

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Study Finds Households Near National Parks are Healthier; Here are 5 U.S. National Parks to Visit

It’s springtime and finally acting like it in the tristate area. Spring is always an exciting time of year for students like myself—nicer weather allows us to spend some much needed time outside and also gives us a hint of the upcoming summer fun we plan to have. Speaking of outside time, a recent Science Advances study shows… Continue reading Study Finds Households Near National Parks are Healthier; Here are 5 U.S. National Parks to Visit

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Why You Should Visit the Jersey Shore

I think the Jersey Shore is a magical place, especially in the summer. The coast of New Jersey consists of about 140 miles of beaches and boardwalks, but I am biased to the Toms River/Seaside Heights and Park area, of course, because that’s where I was raised. From boating to beaching, I seem to never… Continue reading Why You Should Visit the Jersey Shore