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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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What’s Left When the Frappe is Gone

In a tiny village called Istiaia on the island of Evvia in Greece, I came to accept the reality of me.My mother spent the first eighteen years of her life trapped in that village, forever under...

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My Camino

Colombia has beautiful colinas: green clouds that go on forever and make you feel as though you can jump from one to the other in a leap. My abuelo has a farm with hills like these and dirt paths that...

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Always Expect the Unexpected

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A Panorama of Life: Poughkeepsie, NY

The breeze sifts through my hair like a million playful butterflies; the sky is a singular swath of blue above my head; 160 feet below is the splendor of the Hudson River. I am walking on the longest pedestrian...

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The City of Sawdust “Claws” its Way into Top Tourist Destination

A group of teenagers, with their hipster hats touching their eyebrows, and TOMS shoes treading lightly across the path, open the door to New Moon Café. Once inside, they are barraged by the sound of acoustic...

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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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The True Small Town

Welcome to Jefferson, GA the picture perfect image of a small town.  Jefferson is a small town with a giant foot print in medical history; in 1846 Dr. Crawford W. Long discovered Anesthesia. ...

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You’ll Fall In Love Once Again!

I'm sure many of you have wanted to go out somewhere with your whole family. Somewhere, where your kids would love it, you would love it too. Well that place would be the Bay Area! Which means Hayward,...

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Valley in the Hills

I live in a small town in southwest Pennsylvania; the population is around 2,000 and at first glance, there isn’t much to do. In fact, if you pass on the highway, we are practically gone in...

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