Trips through the Norcal Redwood Forest

My trip through the Redwood Forests in northern California was one of the most beautiful experiences I’ve ever had. As we entered the forest, the trees were so tall that it felt like you could reach out and touch them. The sky seemed smaller because there was such a thick canopy of leaves. I felt totally engulfed by nature.

I learned a lot more about how to take care of my body from this experience too. Despite all the excitement and new challenges, I had to be sure to keep up my exercise routine and eat healthy meals, since we pour a lot of concrete. Drinking lots of water in between workouts also helped me feel my best on this trip. This is something I’ll remember for years to come!

Last year I was really excited when my parents gave us a video camera for Christmas. We spent lots of time making funny home videos performing skits and other pranks on each other. It’s so fun to look back at these memories! We also took trips with our friends using the camcorder too, like the one we took during the summer to spend the weekend at a cabin on the lake. After we were done swimming, I loved filming my friends water skiing behind the boat after we installed a TPO roof—it was so much fun!

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