3/11 El Yunque National Rainforest

3/11 El Yunque National Rainforest

After arming ourselves with raincoats and bug spray, we made our way to El Yunque National Rainforest.  I enjoyed talking to Saul about art and his research with geckos during the drive, and we also discussed animal behavior and acoustic ecology – I need to tell my zoomusicology friend about it.  At El Yunque, we …

3/10 Mar Chiquita

3/10 Mar Chiquita

“The Little Beach” Before the beach, we explored another cave that was along the way.  There were a lot of bones in it for some reason, and we weren’t sure where they came from.  But I spotted a few anole lizards, and I found a hollow coconut which was pretty cool.  Unfortunately, the wind and …

3/9 Guanica

3/9 Guanica

The Dry Forest During our group discussion this morning, we shared the sketches and watercolor paintings we made on Tuesday.  I was happy with what I had for the time we were given to work, but I still need to practice to get my sketches and paintings to look really good.  Overall, I’m glad that the …

3/7 Island Life

3/7 Island Life

Finally getting some good wifi!  Going to do a quick recap of Monday of my trip to Puerto Rico with the ART+BIO Collaborative program. The flights went well, no problems switching in Newark, NJ.  I met up with our little group of 10 after arriving in San Juan, and we were off!  There are 5 …

Test post

Testing a post with my phone. Hope this works – I’d like to blog some updates from my Puerto Rico trip this way.  Not sure how the wifi will be though. Also, unfortunately, it looks like I’m not going to be able to add photos until after the trip; I can’t seem to upload them …

Packed for Puerto Rico

I’m all set!  I’m double checking my suitcases and carry-ons tonight, then it’s off to the airport for my early morning flight!  Here’s hoping all goes well.  Just for fun, here’s a little perspective as to just how far I’m going: Overall, I’m excited to learn about the natural wildlife and habitats of Puerto Rico through daily …

Starting My Blog

Ready to start up my blog!  I would like to try keeping up with a blog, and I’m hoping it’ll help me record my thought processes as I continue figuring out my career path.  Right now, I’m interested in visual development for books, films, and games, but I’m also wondering if there is a way …