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The Hidden Gems of Canton

So -- you want to come to Canton, Ohio? My hometown. Umm, you could… This is a good summary of the conversation that happens when a friend comes to the area. You can usually chalk it up to the...

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The Chocolate Covered Pretzel I Call Home

It’s almost like a chocolate covered pretzel.  The salty ocean air combined with the sweet smell of breathtaking flora; that’s the first sign you’re approaching Laguna Beach, California. The next...

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Hipsters and Wanderers

As a bibliophile and foodie, my excursions into my city tend to include the best bookstore in the world and one of many interesting eateries. The nice thing about where I live is that I am never more than...

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Orange City: Iowa’s Most Unique Cultural Jewel

What comes to mind when you hear the word “Iowa”?  Let me guess:  endless fields of corn, too many cows to count, and possibly no running water.  On the contrary, my friends!  Iowa...

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Shades of Gray: Mixing Light and Dark in St. Petersburg, Russia

For some, it's a place; for others, an idea. Whether tangible or not, everyone has a home, and everyone can speak proudly of its attractions and appeal to visitors. I have two. There is the home I was...

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The Wonderful Land of Coney

Friends and family, ladies and germs, welcome to the one, the only, Coney Island! Cue the circus music and the...

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Bellwin’s Look On The Philippines

I could see the hurt, the...

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Slices Of Life: Charleston, South Carolina

My momma passed a hand over her eyes the other night and mumbled, “I need to get out of town.” She’s an artist, you know – one of those pensive, sensitive types. She needs to keep her chakras in...

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Rain Or Shine: A Family Intertwined

With a jolt, my family and I were awoken by the piercing horn of the ferry, signifying our entrance into Norway. To my mother, this was a melancholy reminder of the life she had left behind to raise her...

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Vietnam And My Baby Sister

It could have been yesterday: The tangled stratum of purposeful noises, the primitive industrial pollution, the draft of oriental fragrances, the fluctuating wall of rushed foreign syllables....

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