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  • Experiencing the world that lives under the sea has always been a great topic of interest, constantly peaking my curiosity. So, after just completeing my scuba certification, one can only imagine my excitement when a family trip to the Great Barrier Reef was announced. I was traveling with my older...

  • Edmonds, Washington is a small city just north of Seattle that's nestled on the Puget Sound. Visitors on the beach can watch cruise ships sail to Alaska, ferry boats going back and forth from Edmonds to Kingston, and during the spring and summer you can watch large pods of whales travel straight...

  • I guess you could say my obsession with Johnny Depp began the day Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl came to theaters.  After seeing Mr. Depp play the rogue but charming Captain Jack Sparrow I was hooked.  So it was no surprise that when I heard there was going to be a second and...

  • 'You think you live in the middle of nowhere? Come here!' (My Journal entry from 7/24/07) 'Here' was the Crow Creek Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota settled just southeast of Pierre. 'Here' contained nothing but rolling hills with cattle, the occasional shrub, and hay fields upon hay fields...

  • I have gone through much of my life wrestling with -- what was for me -- the hardest question I could ever face: How can I make a difference in the lives of others? This past summer, I travelled to La Paz, Bolivia for one month on my own and volunteered at an orphanage seeking an answer to this...

  • When I found out that I could go on a rare life time experience trip to Spain with a group of class mates, I was nail bitten excited. I told my mom about it right away and she thought that it would be a great experience if I went. Leading up to the day, our group would gather for meetings to plan...

    Tags: Europe, Spain
  • I started dancing when I was five. More recently I have been a member of Encore Theatrical Arts Project (ETAP) for 9 years, performing in countless Broadway style productions. As a member of company, we dance about 20 hours a week. Imagine my surprise when on an ordinary Saturday, our director...

    Tags: Europe
  • In the past five years, my family and I have traveled to many different states. I have family spread out all over the world. I love being able to take a vacation and travel to see them. I can honestly say all experiences, but one, were successful.           This particular trip happened while...

  • "Until this moment, I never understood how hard it was to lose something you never had.” – Anonymous. This was exactly how I felt as I listened to the testimonies of twelve young girls who had lost their parents. I remember feeling a great deal of sympathy for them, but I knew I could not even come...

  • In 1607, the British colonists founded the first successful American colony of Jamestown, in Virginia. Today, Jamestown is located near where I call home, Hampton Roads, Virginia. Hampton Road's is located on the East Coast of America, meaning it was fantastic beaches for the family to come and...

    Tags: Heritage, USA

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