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Finding my Future in the Renaissance

            I circle around the slab of rock that has been placed inside of walls and is now presented under a light for all to see. An...

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Writ in Water

Oscar Wilde called it the most sacred place in Rome, nestled in the shadows of that strange, out-of-place pyramid-- the tomb of Keats. Walking along the streets of, not just Rome, but Roman Rome, home...

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A Peak of Sunshine in Winter

Cold air burned my skin as I stepped out of the car. I was not used to the chill; South Texas averaged eighty-five degrees Fahrenheit annually. Obviously, the fifty-five degrees the weatherman announced...

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President Obama’s Inauguration in D.C.

I took a deep breath of crisp, cool air as I stepped out of the Dulles Airport and into the Washington D.C. night. The light atmosphere felt liberating compared to the stifling humidity I had left in Florida...

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The Shortest Trip But The Longest Journey

There is no doubt in my mind that the best trip that I’ve been on so far has also been the simplest one.  In middle school I never had many friends. When I got to high school I figured that everything...

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My Trip to the Moon

The bus took us to many impressive sights that day; geysers spraying water and steam like enormous earthbound teapots, thundering waterfalls cascading into fresh, pure rivers, the cavernous crack of the...

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My Trip to Philadelphia

I always thought I wasn’t the type to judge someone before I knew them. That’s why I waited until I spent a little time with people to file them into a category in my head: studious, bossy, stuck-up,...

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The Other Side of Jamaica

A perfect picture: a palm tree on a deserted beach, a starlit sky, the sound of the waves crashing against the shore. I dig my toes into the sand trying to take in every inch, every sound, and every scent...

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If Thoreau Went Backpacking

The second night was much like the first. I stripped off my pack, this time remembering to clear an area, and I even had time to cook dinner before crawling into my mobile grave. I felt a short-lived...

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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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