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By formality an I am a part time aquatic biologist and full time nomad. Although my roots are anchored in California, I am a bit of free range human, enriching my soul with culture and experience. I am advocate of adventure and a lover of the outdoors. My most current endeavor is marine mammal training in Bermuda, until I embark on to the next journey.


Julia is an Environmental Studies & journalism alumni from the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as an ocean lifeguard, surfer, & diver. You can usually find her frolicking in the ocean and finding excuses to play outside.



Sierra Cruse Emrick

I want to share my thoughts, adventures and life journies with friends, family and whoever wants to listen.
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