This article was written by Rodinde Hendrickx, she can be reached at email@example.com Hello again! In a previous blog post I, Rodinde, shared my experiences on getting involved with outreach through Caltech in the Pasadena community. But there is more to outreach life in the US: Through the Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning and Outreach… Continue reading My experience tutoring Veterans at PCC
This May, I visited the Big Island of Hawaii with my husband, named for the fact that it's the largest island in the archipelago. We planned to stay there for 5 days and chose Kailua Beach on the west coast as our base to explore this beautiful island. From the moment we landed, lush green… Continue reading The Big Island of Hawaii- Sun, Sand, Sea and Volcanoes!
This article was written by Rodinde Hendrickx, she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org When my husband Evert and I, Rodinde, moved to Pasadena in the wet January of 2017 I thought I had my priorities in order. Filing for my Employment Authorization Document, getting a nice apartment and finding a great job. I knew the… Continue reading My experience volunteering with Caltech CTLO
This April, I headed to Merida, the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan to get my advanced scuba license in the cenotes of the region. I started my trip exploring the city of Merida. The downtown or ‘Centro’ as it is called consists of beautiful squares, quaint churches and the majestic central cathedral. Afternoons… Continue reading Travel: Scuba Diving in the Cenotes
Nestled in the high desert off Joshua Tree lies the Southern California Vipassana Center, a minimalist, quiet campus in perfect harmony with the natural habitat. Surrounded by rocky hills, snow-capped peaks and fields of farmland on all four sides, the center feels like it's the middle of nothing and everything at the same time. This… Continue reading Shh: My experience at a 10-day silent meditation retreat
Started as a pensioner's paradise and a resort town for wealth East Coast families looking for a respite from the winter cold, Pasadena is now famous for so much more - from the Rose Bowl Parade to the monthly flea market and, of course, Caltech! Today, Pasadena houses around 150,000 residents and is probably the… Continue reading Culture Fix: The 7 Museums of Pasadena