A Case for Darkness

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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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Yes, the stars are there

After moving to the city, you start to get used to all the noise and light after a while. The cars and sirens fade into the distance and you start to convince yourself it’s quiet at night. I look up into the sky and see nothing. I know the stars are there even though I […]

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Freedom

I sit in the car and wonder why it took me this long to take a vacation. I don’t consider this to be a vacation, as it’s only a couple days, but it’s still nice to get away from my day to day life. I forgot how much I love the mountains. 

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The land of spicy bell peppers

I have arrived in Minnesota and have begun settling in to my temporary home. I have already realized that hockey runs in the local’s blood. I enjoyed watching the locals play hockey at the park. It looks like there is a lot of skill involved. I decided to ship the majority of my “snow” clothes […]

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Bimini Bucket List

After surviving breast cancer, my mom decided she needed to cross an item off her bucket list. She was kind enough to invite me. What was it, you ask? Well, ever since she was in her 20s, my mom has wanted to swim with wild dolphins. I never thought that swimming with wild dolphins would […]

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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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