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An Unexpected Beauty

Have you ever heard of the advice to arrive two hours before your flight is scheduled to leave? Well, that is exactly what my family and I did not do for our flight to Phoenix, Arizona last summer. We...

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I Left My Tongue in Branson

I am sitting in the right bucket seat of our lipstick-red Ford Wind Star minivan. The first seven of the twenty-plus hour trek from Chesapeake to Branson, Missouri have been slightly less than excruciating. My...

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Author in Blue Knob, WV
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Blue Knob, Clay County, West Virginia

It is dark now, but I know tiny lights are scattered in a hectic array beyond the shadowy clouds. Threads of red lights and white lights race past each other in opposite directions over the highways....

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Author Motorcycling Through Utah
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1884 Miles on a Smokin’ Rock

This past June,...

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With Clouds Beneath My Feet

I stood in front of a small wood building that almost blended into the alpine landscape around it. An overstuffed backpack dangled off my shoulders, full of rented mountaineering gear that I though made...

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An Unexpected Opportunity

Nigel no Monogatari (The Story of Nigel) On the humid evening of August...

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Tennessee Perspective

It came. I knew it would, even before I exited the flight. The small plane had just landed at the Knoxville Airport in Tennessee, and my apprehension had already escalated to a sizeable amount. The seatbelt...

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Crater Lake Weekend

As the summer of 2005 came to an end, my family of five was about to embark on our annual camping trip to Oregon's Crater Lake National Park, near Medford, Oregon. For those who have not had the opportunity...

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Author, Father and Brother
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The Halfburger Trip

When it comes to our annual family trip from Texas to Colorado, my dad doesn't believe in modern technology. No Ipods, no airplanes. No TV in the car. Cell phone for emergencies only. I'm surprised...

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