A Case for Darkness

Photo by Aperture Vintage on Unsplash

Photo by Aperture Vintage This past week we learned that the United States Men’s National Soccer Team will not be in the World Cup. Supporting the USMNT is really fun for me and it sucks that I won’t be rooting for them this time. But hey, Wales is killing it and my Uncle is here […]

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An impromptu trip to Zion National Park

Laurel at Zion National Park

This weekend I went on an impromptu trip to Utah’s first national park: Zion National Park. Originally, I had planned to visit Pando, the Trembling Giant, but I stumbled across an open campsite in Zion and jumped on it. So I found a dog sitter and hopped in the car with the hubby for our […]

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Star Party at a National Park

telescopes pointed towards a stary night sky

This summer, I made it a goal of mine to visit Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado, USA. I had heard about the cliff dwellers throughout my life and decided it was time to see these buildings in person. It was a spontaneous trip, planned around visits to visit family in New Mexico. I didn’t […]

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Exploring The International Peace Gardens

How many times have you met a tourist who asked, “Have you ever been to _______?” To which you replied, “No.” This has happened to me several times, so I am now making a point to explore the places I live. One summer in college I lived in Angel Fire, NM and someone asked me […]

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A stormy day at the lake

The clouds rolled right on cue for a July afternoon in the Moreno Valley. At this point in the season I am struggling with the daily rain. I finally decided to purchase a rain jacket at this point and reminded myself how much I enjoyed the rain.

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