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How Plants “Work”


Although the current temperature in California hints at spring weather, I was still surprised to see tinges of green on some of the trees, especially as over a month of winter is still to be expected. This led me to recall a recent biology lecture at school onto why and how plants produce oxygen through photosynthesis […]

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My family has always ran into an issue when ever we receive a new plant: they almost always die. Whether it’s too much water, too little water or not enough sunlight, one determining factor always seems to doom the plant to its inevitable wilting and death. However, I refused to give up and recently hoped to […]

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New Years Resolutions

Hope you all had a great start to 2018! As the year begins to pick up and the kids begin to return to school, it’s often easy to move past the festivities and relaxation of the holiday season into the hustle and daily grind of work and school. However, one way you can take advantage of […]

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Take a Breather

I’m currently a junior with Dead Week winding down, the time of year and year that everyone says is the most brutal. But reflecting back on the year so far, I’ve also learned so many invaluable skills and lessons as a junior (sadly mostly through trial and error). And I’ve noticed one crucial thing I’ve […]

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If Your Kids Are Stubborn About Hiking…


Hiking makes me happy. It’s a rare chance for me to walk and talk with no obligations or responsibilities. It’s so different that the usual cycle of school, homework, classes and stress that I think of it as a reward, not a duty. But lately with the stress of junior year I just can’t find […]

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