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It is the morning of my big day, my first sponsored international tournament. I eat my breakfast, but I feel uneasy. What’s wrong with me? Why does my stomach feel so uneasy; I’ve done this thousands of times and it’s no different than any other tournament? To my surprise, I throw up; I want to...Tags:
Ever since the founding of the United States, Americans have felt the need to travel west, from the intrepid explorers hoping to map the unknown to the enduring families hoping to make a living. Two years ago, I found myself among the millions of Americans who have been unable to resist the call of...Tags:
Rosholt is a small, scenic town in Central Wisconsin, with busy highway 66 cutting right through it. This town of only 500 people creates a close-knit community feel and welcomes travelers with open arms. The best time to visit would be during Labor Day weekend. The football game at the...Tags:
Mason City, Iowa is where big city fun and small town charm meet. From walking around the historic down town to eating some of the best food in the Midwest, Mason City is a destination for the whole family. The first stop to make while in town is Music Man Square. This charming museum goes back...Tags:
The last words my mom expected to come out of my mouth that one afternoon last year were, “Mom, sometime in my life, I want to go to Israel.” But, sure enough, they did! We had been studying about Israel in History and the nation intrigued me. Believe it or not, the very next day my teacher...Tags:
HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS The air was crisp and chilled, yet inviting and comforting all the same. The whiz of passing cars and the thundering of subway trains through their underground tunnels were no more than a whisper of a welcome. The fast paced culture and the timeless architecture fed to my...Tags:
Two weeks not too long ago on June 18th 2012 my family and I went on a long car ride in our maroon Ford Flex from our home city of Pasadena to San Diego. I haven't been to the city of San Diego in almost 13 or so years in my short 17 year old life and can hardly recall any memories at all from...Tags:
Having never been out of the United States, I got the opportunity earlier this summer to travel to Spain with some classmates and a teacher chaperone. My school arranged the trip with a company called EF Tours. It was an experience that definitely changed my view of the world and allowed me to...Tags:
Located on the eastern side of the North cascades lied a challenge for my class and I. we were to climb Colchuck peak, a prominent peak within the Stuart range. We were to do what seemed the impossible; summit. I was one of the thirteen students out of my Literature of the Outdoors class to face...Tags:
My family has an impeccable sense of timing when it comes to planning vacations, and my first trip to Europe was no exception. We arrived at the Athens International Airport on June 29th, 2011, one of the first major days of planned widespread strikes and riots against the proposed austerity...Tags: