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  • I would like to apologize for this being a day late. Our interenet has been out and this is soonest I could send it. I also prepared a video but it was not in an acceptable format to be uploaded.       “You blink and you miss it!” that is the most commonly used phrase to describe my town....

  • On May 30, 2007 my family and I left for the Dubuque Airport to go on a family vacation to Houston, Texas. We were going partly because my brother, Evan, was leaving for college in the fall and also because my uncle lives down there. When we arrived at the airport I was a little apprehensive about...

  • Soddy Daisy, what city could be more charming than one with a flower in the name? No city! Soddy Daisy is a rural woodland, lake area, filled with plenty of places to swim, hike, eat, and have family fun. There are so many things to do around Soddy during the summer! You can go hiking through...

    Tags: USA
  • The relationship between capitalism and communism is something I have studied in history class since the ninth grade. The inherent struggle between the selfishness that fuels accomplishment and the sense of community that prevents such gains has always permeated my courses in some way or another,...

  •           I just returned this past week from a vacation with my family to South Dakota. The soul reason for this trip was to visit family members. It is not the difficulty of getting to the destination that is memorable to me, but rather one of the days I was in South Dakota that I will never...

  • Have you ever seen that strange kid standing in the middle of a huge crowd just totally mesmerized by his surroundings? Well that kid was me as I stood in the middle of Times Square in New York City, New York.   I had been anxiously awaiting my trip to New York for eleven long months. Every...

  • There is a type of love I’ve felt before that can be best described as a bit painful. It’s a melancholy kind of love that I feel only when I have passion and devotion for the thing I love. It feels like I can never be worthy enough for this thing that I love but that I should spend my whole life...

    Tags: Europe
  • As I sit in a rental car and gaze upon Boston’s coastline, I admire the breathtaking Atlantic Ocean that is almost as serene and blue as the clear sky above it. On the other side of the road, I see trees and buildings, some been built over 100 years ago, some modern. This city is an enormous...

  • Quarter Finalist 2009 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship Thousands flock to our nation’s capitol every year and this past summer I was one of them. The sheer amount of things in Washington DC astounded me. Thousands flock to our nation’s capitol every year and this past summer I was one of...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA
  • I had passed through Charleston many times before; stopping for doctor appointments and had always felt close to the city, but never before had I experienced it quite this way. I had become disabled due to a genetic illness two years before, which sometimes confines me to a wheelchair. Although a...

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