Beautiful green sequoia trees
Celebrating at Sequoia

“Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other. — Randy Pausch

Gratitude For the People in My Life

I am so…

Me standing in front of the ice museum in Alaska.
Celebrating in Alaska

“What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail” -Robert H. Schulle


I want to thank…

What a journey ❤

“If you really believe in what you’re doing, work hard, take nothing personally and if something blocks one route, find another. Never give up.” — Laurie Notaro

A blazingly fast cheetah

If you are thinking of building a static site with React and want it to perform as fast as a cheetah, you should consider using GatsbyJS. I decided to try it out and was amazed with how easy it was to setup, deploy, and how fast the site loads now…

Photo by Kamil Szybalski on Unsplash

The steeper the mountain, the harder the climb, the better the view from the finishing line.” -Paula Abdul

“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.”

— Ryunosuke Satoro

“Live Today, Love Tomorrow, Unite Forever.” -People of Tomorrow

Over 200 countries representing the world at Tomorrowland

Who would have thought that my second time at Tomorrowland would be even more memorable! For me, Tomorrowland is so much more than a music festival. …

“By going beyond your own problems and taking care of others, you gain inner strength, self confidence, courage, and a greater sense of calm.” — Dalai Lama

“A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation or being together. As long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends never part.”

Some friends are meant to be temporary. Some are meant to last a lifetime. It doesn’t matter the frequency of time spent together, but that you genuinely…

Yesterday’s run helped me realize that I haven’t been the emphatic person that I am striving to be. Everyone around me has been going through so many difficulties and usually I listen and find positivity in the situation. But recently I’ve been going through family issues and internal obstacles myself…

Maribel Duran

Software Developer living in the Bay Area. Spending my time Running | Hiking | Coding. Here to share inspiration :)

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