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Wind Surfing in Bonaire

I sped along, imagining myself as a glamorous young woman with sun-kissed skin and long flowing hair skimmed effortlessly across the crystalline blue ocean. I raced faster, and faster, my board no longer...

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Rivaling Odysseus

When my dad approached my brother and me about a two-week road trip to Oregon -- in an R.V., with my grandparents tagging along -- I wasn't too keen on the idea. '"e'll kill each other," was my initial...

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The River Captain

Like so many things, security is an invisible asset. When we have it, it empowers us to go boldly, to take chances that actually endanger it. But when it is threatened, or worse, gone, you realize how...

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Pakistan

Another Home My trip to Pakistan was a long a-waited one; eight years in the making. After two days of traveling halfway across the world our plane landing felt almost unreal. The moment I stepped...

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Cruising with the Family

My parents received a nice tax return this year, and with the threat of me going off to college in a year and we can no longer 'bond' together as one (something we haven't done since we went to the...

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Band Trip to Chi-Town

Every year in April, all the band and choir students at my high school live out the event they have been looking forward to since the beginning of September. No, it's not some big concert, it's a party...

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Band Trip to Disneyland

My stomach fluttered with anticipation and excitement as our Boeing 727 took off from the rain-soaked Portland Airport towards the Golden State of California. This, however, was not just any trip; this...

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City of Life

The wind grabbed my ponytail and whipped it backward with alarming force as our airboat sped forward through the gray-green swamp. A dense thicket of trees lined the banks, and my eyes had just enough...

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A Life-Changing Trip

In the summer of 2006, I went on a trip to Spain. I was very excited, for this was my first time out of the country. I traveled with my parents, another chaperone pair, and twenty-five other students...

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