What I'm Doing This Summer!


I thought I'd just do a quick post about what I am doing this summer.

So for the first part of summer, starting tomorrow, I will be participating in the Neuroscience Outreach Program, which is a program involving students from Portland State University, Washington State University, Oregon Health & Science University, and the Pacific Northwest College of Art who will help teach neuroscience to both middle and high school students. I am super stoked about this because I love the brain and I love working with kids and sharing my passions with them.

Then during the first two weeks of August, for my Senior Capstone, I will be participating as a counselor at the Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp. I get work with kids and adults with differing abilities. Already went through my 6-hour orientation and learned some awesome camp songs. I'll do another post on this the closer I get to it, but let's just say that for now I am super excited for this opportunity because I love working at camps!

I'm also going to be working extensively on my second novel, which is a stand alone, not a sequel to the novel I have been posting on this blog.

I will be reading a lot too. Here is a few books on my list (in no particular order):

  1. Blog Inc. 
  2. Wild
  3. The Travel Writer's Handbook
  4. Stiff
  5. Hallucinations
  6. I Am Malala
  7. The Poisonwood Bible
Hmmm... what else?

Well, I will be blogging weekly, going to the coast, volunteering, and traveling too, of course! I just got back from Salt Lake City, Utah and will be going to Sacramento, California next weekend!

How about you? What are your summer plans?

Blog to you later!


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