3: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park*

Okay folks, full disclosure: I didn’t really go inside this park properly. Before you hang me out to dry, I put an asterisk on this post because someday I will go back to San Francisco and I will actually do the entire museum tour. We were waiting to do some kind of trolley tour thingContinue reading “3: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park*”

2: Muir Woods National Monument

History & Establishment The building materials market in San Francisco in the 1850s was booming. Between the gold rush and the San Francisco fire of 1851, there was a massive demand for lumber in the area. Most of the coastal redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) were cut down for lumber except for a small valley called RedwoodContinue reading “2: Muir Woods National Monument”

1: Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Established in 1972, the GGNRA is a collection of landscapes in the San Francisco Bay Area. It would probably take a good week to explore everything this area has to offer. I visited this site on a family vacation to San Francisco in January of 2020. I don’t have many photos of my first NPSContinue reading “1: Golden Gate National Recreation Area”

Hi! I’m Corina and I am HD+

I am gene positive for Huntington’s Disease (HD). HD is a progressive, neurodegenerative disorder that has symptoms similar to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and ALS. There is no treatment and no cure. I am currently symptom-free but in the future I will have trouble with mobility and will most likely be using a wheelchair. In early 2020Continue reading “Hi! I’m Corina and I am HD+”