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Great Adventure… I Don’t Think So!

Hurling through the air at speeds defying logic, twisting, turning, flipping upside down, then careening down terrifying heights, screaming until your lungs burn, is not my idea of fun.  Roller...

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Traveling in the Mountains ROCKS!

On June 24, 2014 we began traveling to Princeton, West Virginia to see family and surprise them with a chihuahua puppy. By we, I mean my Dad and I. It’s an 8-hour drive so we had plenty of time...

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Victory at the Giant’s Causeway

As soon as we stepped off the tour bus, our guide apologized. "We don't normally have weather like this," He said. "It's usually so foggy you can't see four feet in front of you." The forty of us, all...

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World Beauty

     ?Something about standing alone, thousands of miles away from home, a certain beauty embracing my very being; I am gazing upon something that will remain a vivid picture in my...

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A Life Changing Trip to Europe

For almost all of my seventeen years, I have had the privilege of visiting a beautiful little country in Southeastern Europe called Albania. When I was younger, I dreaded when the words “Ilira, we’re...

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Becoming Part of the Landscape: Inisheer

I looked very hard at a stone wall in the distance. I blinked once, then twice.  “Is that a TV?” I asked my parents and sisters, just to make sure that that small, boxy shape sitting...

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A Year auf Deutsch

“What...

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Italian Escapades

The amount of forethought and preplanning one does before embarking on a family vacation to a foreign country can mean the difference between a perfectly enjoyable trip and a disastrous one.When...

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Here Be Dragons: Filling in My Map

I had never ventured abroad before. Arizona had been at the edge of my travel map; beyond that, 'here be dragons'. I knew nothing about flying, passports, baggage checks, or customs.And...

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New York City: Getting Lost and Finding Myself

Traveling to (and around) New York City is a daunting task. Writing about it is even harder.What’s there to say about New York that hasn’t already been said? From the Jazz Age to modern day,...

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