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#AdventurousApril: Adventure is What You Make of It!

20 Apr

As it may be apparent by this point this month was about adventure! But what adventure can come out of April?? All there is is school, school, and more school! Unlike other peer mentors, I wasn’t the star of a show nor did I roller skate my way to epicness… I simply lived and that’s an adventure we sometimes forget to have.

What do I mean adventure in living? We all are alive, breathing, and going. Think about it. A lot of us go day-by-day just performing our daily routine in hopes of getting through without much mental effort. Most days consists of just routine. How often do you stop and appreciate a beautiful flower or stroll through the grass with no shoes on just for pleasure?

If you’re anything like me, a senior with 100+ commitments and little time for anything, you usually just get things done and don’t do much for personal pleasure until the weekend. But why live like that?

So my personal adventure for the month of April was to do things that I loved to do and not because I have to do them.

1. Pictures of the beautiful flowers blooming. Seriously, take a second and just look at them!

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2. Walking on the grass barefoot. Best, most relaxing feeling ever!

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3. Diamondbacks game. What more can I say?

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4. Crafts! This was both a personal as well as an RA-related task. Either way, very invigorating!

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5. Tucson Botanical Gardens! I walked through a room filled with butterflies 🙂

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6. Nature walks with my favorite boy, Keeno.

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7. Spring Fling 😀 All that food and the rides were definitely a great break from routine!

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Yes, these are subtle things to do that don’t necessarily induce fear or excitement, but the importance in adventure is not the extremity, but how you alive you feel! All these activities rejuvenated my being and made me realize the beauty of being alive, breathing the wild air. These adventures help me conquer routine. Find whatever adventure suits you, whether it’s big or small… and just live!

– Lucero

 

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#MiddlingMarch: Breathe in the Wild Air

10 Apr

Let’s be real. By spring break, the majority of us were mentally fried. Just ready for a break. Personally, the week before spring break I couldn’t even think straight.

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All I cared about was a week away from classes, homework, work, research, and even campus (which is kind of sad considering the fact I live on campus).

So in my desire to get away from all of it I fled to the one place that has never let me down: nature.

My plan, originally, had been to behold the beauty of our very own Niagara-style falls here in Arizona: Grand Falls or Chocolate Falls. However, my lack of planning for this journey resulted in a fail as we couldn’t go. Apparently, they require a permit to go visit them and well, I didn’t get one. Should have listened to my girlfriend earlier in the month when she was nagging me about looking into the visit more in-depth.

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So me being the brilliant planner that I am, paired with the fact that we were already up in Flagstaff and probably shouldn’t waste the opportunity, I mustered a Plan B. Don’t want to toot my own horn, but let me just say this plan was genius!

We ended up going to Oak Creek Canyon, halfway between Sedona and Flagstaff. So the trip down to the actual trail we were undertaking was a beautiful, winding drive down. The scenery was beyond breathtaking! See for yourself:

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We started off strong! I had my new hiking boots on and was ready to take on the world (or this trail)!

 

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At the very beginning we crossed a lovely bridge. I was obsessed with the bridge and this one tree at the end of it, so I took a picture on the way back.

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There were also some ruins of a lodge that had been there in the past. Pretty sweet pictures came from that.

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As we got closer to the actual starting point, we encountered this sign:

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I don’t know about you, but I ain’t about to fight a bear.

So we went on and on, crossing the creek several times (we did 9 out of the 13 crossings in total). Remember those new boots I mentioned earlier? Well, they were waterproof and that made me ever so happy! My girlfriend, on the other hand, wasn’t so stoked about crossing the creek in her sneakers. Sucks to suck.

About 3 miles in, we decided maybe completing the hike that day wouldn’t happen. It was already 4:30pm and the sun would start setting soon making it dark and cold. So we turned back. We finished around 6:00pm as the sun set. On the way back, I took a million more pictures.

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After leaving the trail, we decided to hit up Sedona. I LOVE SEDONA! The beautiful rocks, the artsy environment, and the awesome food! I am determined to retire there when I am older.

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That same day we drove to Phoenix, where we managed to meet up with my best friend, and explore some fun places there.

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Later on in the week, I went to the Catalina Mountains for some good ole camping and some restoration volunteer work. This was part of the Honors College Alternative Spring Break, so this was a great experience to learn about nature, help it out, and bond with a great group of friends!

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So as you can see nature is my form of rejuvenation. I am absolutely happiest when immersed in nature and I am more than okay with that! Find your passion and happy travels 🙂

-Lucero

 

– Lucero

Wildcat Tradition: Spring Fling!

3 Apr

The sun is shining bright, the flowers are blooming, and the sweet smell of summertime is in the air. All this change can only mean one thing: SPRING FLING IS HERE!

For all you new kitties out there and even more mature cats who have not yet experienced this, Spring Fling is 3 days filled with rides, food, excitement, and pure Wildcat awesomeness! Whether you’re there for the rides and thrills or to get your grub on, we guarantee you’ll have an epic time!

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But how did a carnival end up on Wildcat turf?

It all started in 1974. The Associated Students of the University of Arizona (aka ASUA) decided that the UA needed a creative way for clubs to fundraise! Thanks to that brilliant thinking, Spring Fling has developed as a prime fundraising opportunity for clubs and organizations on campus. Talk about combining fun and business!

Now, Spring Fling is the largest student-run carnival in the nation and 7th largest event in Tucson. Over 25,000 people attend it!

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All this magic just doesn’t happen over night. Nine student directors are hard at work year-round to plan all the details. Talk about commitment! There are also numerous volunteers who help before, during, and after the event. So all Wildcats are on board with this one!

If you’re looking for some fun right on campus, don’t miss out on Spring Fling! With over 35 rides, 20 different food booths, and awesome music from the band Small Pools… this event is one you won’t want to miss!

Spring Fling Hours of Operation:

April 10: 4-11pm*

April 11: 11a-11pm*

April 12: 11a-6pm*

* Admission closes 1 hour prior to carnival closure.

– Lucero

#FearlessFebruary: So What You’re Saying Is…I Have to be a Grown Up Now?

27 Feb

Senior year baby!

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Tis’ the year for creating the last long-lasting memories of college, celebrating not having REAL adult responsibilities, senioritis (which honestly started junior year for me), and any other great things that come with almost graduating!

However, not all is sunshine and butterflies. At this point there is decisions to be made. Life gets real. ADULT LIFE IS ON ITS WAY!

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And if you aren’t ready, it will catch you by surprise… like it did with me!

So what are my fears you ask? Failed plans. Uncertainty. Rejection. Sucking at real adult life.

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Funnily enough…I’ve had to come face-to-face with all of these fears real fast and real hard this month.

So let me tell you how I went from having my life all figured out to facing the beast of uncertainty.

From day one of freshman year, I knew that my education would not stop at undergrad. In my mind I had it all figured out. I would graduate from the U of A and immediately pursue a PhD in clinical psychology. Now as a senior I know that 1) Clinical psychology is a VERY competitive program taking only 3% of 200+ applicants and 2) grad school is expensive! But with the hopefulness of my freshman self, I applied to 3 universities for this program.

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Fear #1: Rejection √

About 2-3 weeks ago I got a decision letter from my dream school: SDSU. “Lucero, we are sorry to inform you that…..” rejection. Well, that sucks. I knew what I was getting into when I applied, so part of me was expecting it and the other part of me was crushed. So one rejection in and still waiting to hear from the other 2, I’ve made my mind that maybe graduate school won’t be the next step, which brings me to fear #2: failed plans √ .

Fear #3: Uncertainty √

I am all in with this fear. Literally, for the past 3 weeks this has been my reality… I have no idea what I am doing next! Part of me just wants to be like…

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Recognizing I don’t have much time I ponder whether I should apply for master’s programs or join Peace Corps? Get a job? What should I do????? This has been the most frustrating and disheartening experience so far.

As with any fear it’s important to understand its origin and the possible ways to overcome it. With this mentality, I’ve set out this week in search of potential next steps: jobs.

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I feared not going to graduate school straight from undergrad because it wasn’t part of my initial plan and I didn’t know what other paths were available to me. After talking with several people (boss, mentor, friends, etc.) I’ve come to the realization that this is a real opportunity for me!

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Having a year off before going into graduate school gives me the opportunity to: 1) reapply to the programs with better, stronger applications, 2) get experience that will not only build my resume further, but enlighten me about what I truly want to do, 3) give my brain and health a break (very stoked for this one), and lastly 4) explore my options.

It’s easy to forget sometimes when things aren’t going so great that there are a lot of great opportunities out there and that you can accomplish anything! Things happen for a  reason and honestly, I feel that although this wasn’t my original plan… I’m going to be very thankful in a year for that rejection because it made me open my eyes to the other opportunities out there for me!

Oh, how was February fearless? Well, I came to terms with my fears and created action plans that have helped me conquer or at least diminish these fears! Goodbye confusion and feeling rejected and hello job search!

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– Lucero

 

Fununteer: Is that a thing?

19 Feb

Think about volunteering and giving back to the community. What do you picture? Maybe a hot Tucson day picking out weeds at a local park or cleansing the streets of Tucson from the littering habits of careless individuals. Yes, these are very common volunteer options, but what if these ‘typical’ volunteer activities weren’t the only way? What if there were fun ways to volunteer? Call me crazy, but having fun while still giving back to the community doesn’t sound like a bad thing at all!

So what are some of these magic ways to volunteer? Well, they’re endless – but here’s  a few ideas to get you started.

1. Hospitals

Volunteering at hospitals can be a fun experience! If you’re into the healthcare scene, this is a great opportunity for you to get hands-on experience with all the intricacies of hospital settings. Maybe the hospital system isn’t what you’re into and you’re looking for more interactive volunteering. This is still a great environment for that too! Some volunteering may include direct interaction with the patients. Whether you chat it up with patients, read to them, or put on a program for their entertainment, you can still have those meaningful interactions in a hospital! If you want more information from a local hospital check out: Diamond Children’s or The University of Arizona Medical Center as both are conveniently located close to campus. 

2. Animal Shelters

So maybe people aren’t your number one choice for species. How about animals? Animal shelters are great places to volunteer if you’re an animal lover! This opportunity might involve a bit more preparation than other volunteering since you might undergo some training, but at the end of the day you could catch the attention of the cutest pup at the shelter! I don’t know about you, but playing with the animals sounds way better than cleaning streets! Keep in mind you’ll likely also help out with cleaning kennels, so trash might sound better after all…

Check out the Humane Society of Southern Arizona or Pima Animal Care Center for more information about volunteering.

3. Community Gardens

Let’s say by this point you discover a moving, breathing thing might not be your cup of tea. Maybe something less active to interact with is for you… how about plants? Tucson has a few community gardens which allow you to plant and care for your very own plants. This is a great way not only to lead a more  sustainable and green-friendly life, but you can actually donate the food you grow to community food banks or other organizations that give back to those in need. The UA actually has its own community garden around campus and the city of Tucson provides many opportunities for community gardening.

4. Working with Children

When looking for real fun look no further than the experts in fun: KIDS! What better volunteer work than playing and interacting with little ones? Tucson has a multitude of programs and organizations that are looking for volunteers to help out with children! From Casa de los Niños to Big Brothers Big Sisters, volunteering with children is a fun learning experience that allows you to build interpersonal skills, expand your creativity levels, and let your imagination run wild and free as a kid’s!

The number of volunteer opportunities that aren’t your typical clean-up style options are endless! The beauty about volunteering is that there are so many ways you can make a difference in someone’s life. As with most things, it’s about having an open mind and seeking those opportunities! Here are some good websites to check out to find volunteer options: VolunteerUA or VolunteerMatch.

Happy volunteering!

– Lucero

#JumpStartJanuary: Is It Time to Function Again?

21 Jan

Truth be told, I don’t have a defined way to jump start my semesters. They sort of just happen… most of the time without my approval or preparedness.

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This semester, however, I refuse to fall prey to the recurring cycle I’ve experienced for the past 3 years. This semester I will be prepared, I will be energized, and above all… ready to conquer it from day one!

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If I’ve learned anything from the 6 or 7 new college semesters I’ve experienced, it’s that I continually suffer from the.same.issues.every.time. And the following are what make me feel unprepared and dreading the beginning of the semester:

1. Screwed up sleep schedule

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2. Clutter of emails and documents from the previous semesters

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3. Bad eating habits developed throughout the break

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4. Lack of necessary materials for upcoming courses

5. Lack of motivation

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Don’t get me wrong… there are those semesters that I’m jumping up and down ready for the semester to begin. But quite frankly, I can already feel that this isn’t one of those semesters. Here’s my plan of action:

Dealing with a screwed up sleeping schedule

It seems that somehow during winter break our sleeping patterns get even more wrecked. Who knew that was possible?! Prior to winter break I would go to sleep around 1 in the morning and be up by 7 am, not too bad right? Now I go to sleep around 3 or 4 and wake up at 11am. I basically sleep through my mornings and sadly, this won’t fly with my schedule this semester. So time to buckle down and fix this madness.

The best way for me to fix this is simply by:

1) getting up at the crack of dawn wkae2) no naps (someone help me!)

3) physical activity to drain my energy out

4) sleeping before 11pm (are you kidding me???)

Simple enough right? Not really. Last night I gave it a go… was in bed by 10pm, teeth brushed and in pjs, but I had my phone in my hand. And that made all the difference. Needless to say, I occupied my time with anything and everything that Instagram and Pinterest had to provide so I actually went to bed at midnight. On the bright side, I know now how to make some fun decorations for my dorm room. To continue this failed attempt, this morning I set my alarm for 7am. This is what I did… saw it, groaned, turned it off, and went back to sleep. Next alarm went off at 7:30am. This time I got smart about it and turned all of the alarms off. At 10am I was up officially, which will mess with my bedtime tonight.

Dealing with the clutter of the past

This one sounds intimidating and let me tell you it is! I am one of those individuals who in fear of needing something in the future hoards materials from past semesters. I can’t bear the idea of throwing away the notes I worked so hard on throughout the semester. So I have binders and binders of notes, tests, and handouts that I will more than likely never ever use again! Same thing goes for my catmail. I have kept emails that I believed to be crucial and now I am at about almost a 1000 some emails in my inbox. Mind you some of these emails are not so much based on relevance, but on whether I ignored them or not and I’ve ignored quite a good amount of them in the past 6 months.

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So to fix this one… I simply need to sit my butt down at my laptop and go through everything and delete, DELETE, DELETE! No other way around it. You’ll find that my desktop also needs some tidying up, so that will be an adventure to undertake within the next couple of days.

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Dealing with bad eating habits

I can’t fully blame the break for this one, but I can definitely say it contributed to it extensively. All those tamales, menudo, pies, hot chocolate, and so many more amazing goodies that come with the holidays and being home definitely have further put me in an unhealthy place in my life. With this one, I’ve already started: smoothies for breakfast, no junk food (or at least less), and healthier meals. You might find this one hard to do, but honestly this one I am more than ready to undergo. After all that bad food my body has become nauseated with the idea of these foods and it actually craves something healthy. The beautiful thing is that with the change in diet it in turn changes my energy and focus levels. Bring on the excessive spinach and kale!
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Dealing with lack of necessary materials 

My plan: go to the store and buy it! Textbook? Buy it or rent it.

I simply need to get on to d2l and blackboard and look into the syllabi to see what I need.

Dealing with lack of motivation

Usually for this one it is a process of epic proportions. Truth is I am a very determined and motivated person most of the time, but depending on the environment and stimuli around me…I can become less than motivated. Even more truth is that being at home isn’t necessarily a place of stimulation or challenge. If anything, it relaxes me too much! Never thought the day would come where I felt too relaxed. This is what I must do: look at course materials, get on campus, start working on any possible assignment I can, and start to believe that I can mentally function at the college level again! I just need to get back to an environment that stimulates me and going back to the dorm will do that for me.

Winter break can bring the best of the best and the worst of the worst. I find that for me it has had both effects, but with the experiences of the past I will plan more effectively for the beginning of this semester to make sure that I am not once again taken by surprise! Like I said, this time I will be prepared, I will be energized for it, and above all… ready to conquer it from day one! Bring it Spring 2015!

 

“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure,” –Confucius

 – Lucero

#DreadedDecember: Get Outta Here

19 Dec

Oh beautiful winter break is here. I get to relax and enjoy the comfort of my bed…

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… WRONG!

If you currently or ever have lived in the dorms, you know about that dreaded check out for the winter break. Not that leaving the dorms is a bad thing at all – it actually sounds like a most therapeutic and enjoyable idea – but the process leading up to it isn’t the most fun experience. In addition to that, I have the RA responsibility of checking out my residents too. This is why checking out is my #DreadedDecember task!

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So to begin this mad process, there is first a wing meeting to be hosted. CHECK! I sort of bribed everyone to attend the meeting with Paradise Bakery cookies. Yum!

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Next, signing up for check out times. Most of my residents already have left, but some residents are still lingering around. Not sure why you would linger around in the dorms past your last day of finals, but it happens. Maybe they just love the wing so much??? Especially their RA???? Wink, wink.

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After that, there’s the actual check out process. So a check out involves checking the room (who would of guessed it right?), a lovely assessment, and reminders of things to do before they leave. Simple enough.

Lastly, make sure that everyone has left and no trash has been left behind. Keep it clean and pretty.

So in terms of personal check out, this is where it gets real fun! I have to make sure:

1) My room is clean (you’d figure not much mess can be made in dorms, but with all of my clothing indecisiveness in the mornings…it looks rough)….

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2) To defrost my fridge (bye bye food)…

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 3) Pack up every possible thing I might need for winter break! Now 1 and 2 are doable tasks….3 almost seems IMPOSSIBLE! How can I possibly pick out only a few items of clothing to last me for 2.5 whole weeks???

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Sounds so limiting! Since I don’t have much of an option, I guess I’ll do it.

So far steps 1 and 2 have been completed. Step 3 I am still procrastinating on. I can’t make up my mind on what to take and what to leave behind…

There you have it: my #DreadedDecember task! Just gotta BEAR DOWN and CHECK OUT!

 

– Lucero

It’s All Good, I’m Already Pretty Great!

18 Dec

The New Year is just around the corner, which means people are going back and forth trying to figure it all out.

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The end of a year brings about reflection and reminiscing of all the successes, failures, memorable laughs, etc.

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With such reflection also comes the pondering of what the new year will bring and the resolutions to be made. A new year is always associated with resolutions… resolutions that usually take something currently viewed as negative or nonexistent in your life and an attempt to reverse them into positive outcomes. During this time it’s easy to forget the good qualities and habits that you’ve already developed or maintained. 

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As my wise coworker mentioned… why not write a blog about reflecting on the good of this year?

So with that said, here it is- a blog about the good things in 2014: a guided self-reflection.

First and foremost, think: “dear self, what have you done right?”. Hopefully this answer won’t be too hard to answer. If you need ideas of how to answer this one try:

1. I decided to pursue a college degree!

2. I became a Wildcat!

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3. I read some Wildcat Connections!

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Now that you’ve uncovered some of your starting achievements here are some questions to guide you in your process of self-reflecting on 2014.

1. What was/were your greatest achievements? Why?

2. What was the greatest challenge(s) of this year and how did you go about it/them?

3. In what ways did you grow (mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally)? 

4. What change in yourself do you find the most exciting or helpful this year?

5. What is the greatest lesson(s) you learned this year? 

6. What were the most valuable relationships of this year and what made them so?

7. From your past resolutions, which ones did you accomplish and how did you go about doing so?

8. What are you most thankful for in this past year? 

9. What new skills/habits did you develop that you’re proud of?

10. Are you happy with how 2014 went? If not, what could of made it better?

In reflecting on your past year you have the opportunity to not only reflect on your achievements, but also prepare for your future resolutions. New Year’s is a great opportunity to start new, yes, but also continue to do all the rights things you’re already doing! Just because the norm is to find ways to improve doesn’t mean you can’t break from the norm to celebrate how great you already are! 

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– Lucero

The Hidden (and Not-So-Hidden) Gems of Tucson

12 Dec

With all of the chaos of finals, it can be hard to remember that sweet, SWEET winter break is coming! For those of you who aren’t taking winter courses this is a beautiful opportunity to relax, live life more momentously and memorably, adventure, and get away from the semester tortures of homework and exams. For those of you taking classes, good luck my friend… may the force be with you. I kid, I kid. Even if you’re taking a class you still have the opportunity to do all of the above things.

If you’re staying here in Tucson get excited! Tucson has a multitude of adventures and gems waiting to be discovered by you. Now the question is: are you up for the challenge?

Here are a few of my personal favorite Tucson gems! I hope you get out this winter break and emerge in at least one of them!

1. Hiking.

Tucson has some pretty sweet spots for memorable and exhilarating hikes! Even if not located in Tucson these spots are close enough to check them out. These are my personal faves:

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Tumamoc Hill
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“A” Mountain (Sentinel Peak)

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Picacho Peak

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Romero Pools

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Sabino Canyon

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2. Museums

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Tucson Museum of Art

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Arizona State Museum

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Museum of Contemporary Art

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Pima Air and Space Museum

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San Xavier Mission

3. Parks/Observatories/Others

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Reid Park/Zoo

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Biosphere 2

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Kitt Peak Observatory

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Saguaro National Park

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Tucson Botanical Gardens

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Tohono Chul Park

 

4. Tucson Attractions

The Loft

Rialto

Centennial Hall

Get Air

Rocks and Ropes

Golf N Stuff

Gaslight Theatre

Old Tucson

5. Holiday Fun

Winterhaven

20th Annual  Parade of Lights

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Old Tucson Old Time Holidays

Season of Light Planetarium Shows

6. Food stops

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La Cocina

 

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Cup Cafe

The Hub

Chocolate Iguana

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Wilko/Pasco

Mi Nidito

Guero Canelo

Blue Willow

– Lucero

#NovembertoRemember: A Trip Down Memory Lane

10 Dec

In spirit of #NovembertoRemember I asked myself, why compose a blog about only one event that happened in my life this November? Instead, why not make a compilation of amazing, mostly unexpected memories?

With that said, let me walk you down my November memory lane.

Stop #1: TUBAC

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My November started off strong and inspiring with a trip down to Tubac. For those of you not familiar with Tubac, Tubac is a small, artsy town with minimal attractions and mostly inhibited by retired individuals. Every so often, they host art festivals that attract more diverse crowds such as my lovely friend Ciara and me. That day being a Sunday, we thought what better way to start our day than with a nice walk through Tubac looking at the art and creations.

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After our exploration phase, we decided some amazing dessert sounded just right. So we headed to a local restaurant in Tubac that has amazing fried ice cream. As the pictures show… we devoured that delicious dessert!

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Stop #2: ALL SOULS PROCESSION

Nothing says November to me like Dia de Los Muertos! If you’re familiar with Tucson, you know that people really get into the Day of the Dead celebrations. To celebrate those who have left this world, we decided to attend the All Souls Procession parade. We had initially planned to make it to the event right on time, but after make-up and some messing around we were about an hour late and as a result had to chase the parade down. However, we had fun and this was the end result of our preparation:

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Personally, I feel last year I did a better job, but the celebration was all the same.

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Stop #3: EVANGI’S 2nd BIRTHDAY

If you are lucky in life you find that one person with who you are everlasting best friends no matter the distance, time, or constraints that come up. I have been extremely lucky to stay friends with an individual who I absolutely love and adore since I met her back in middle school. Even luckier of me is to have the privilege of having her daughter, Evangeline, in my life. Since moving up to Tucson, I have not had the opportunity to see Celi and Evangi often. If anything, I will see them maybe twice a year three times if I’m lucky. However, I would not miss Evangi’s birthday for the world, and for that reason memory number 3 is her birthday party.

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First and foremost, let me tell you that this little girl is probably the cutest, most curious and intelligent little human. An exact replica of her mother, she is a sweetheart with some sass to back it up. I had been uncertain as to whether I would make it down to the birthday party since I had lab work to take care of that day, but luckily I made it down and had an amazing time!

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After hanging out with my best friend and a good friend I hadn’t seen in a while, I left the birthday party happier than ever. Plus, I got a lovely kiss after much rejection from Evangi! Overall, amazing day!

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Stop #4: PINKY

November also brought a new family member.

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Meet Pinky. She randomly showed up on my sister’s doorstep one night, whining and barking, and decided she loved my sister and wanted to stay!

Stop #5: ONE DROP

As many of you, I have one that band I’m particularly obsessed with and that I love dearly! Well for me, this one band is One Drop, a reggae band from San Diego. Since the first day I heard them, I downloaded all their music and learned the lyrics. In short… I’m a HUGE fan! Well, in my exploration of what to do one day I randomly started to look up tour dates for One Drop and to my surprise they were coming to Tucson that same week! I was mindblown and sooooooo excited!

Without hesitation I let my significant other know we were going, no choice for her right there (she understood this madness). I went to their concert and they were just as amazing as I thought they would be!

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You know there are those bands that sound amazing in their albums and then you go to their concerts and they sound terrifying live? Well, this band isn’t one of those bands!

So there it is… my memory lane.

 

– Lucero