Now that I live on the Emerald Coast, I sometimes feel like my daily life is a vacation. Sure, I work eight hours a day in an office setting, but I also take my lunch breaks on the beach, and spend my off-time exploring new ecosystems that also happen to be spectacularly beautiful. Along the…

August 2, 2015 I have officially moved to Florida, nestling myself along the Florida Pandhandle in the “Emerald Coast” region. It’s true, the waters are a dazzling emerald green color, and the beaches are covered in sugar white sand that actually squeaks when I walk along the water. Though the entirely new landscape is fascinating…