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About splashfromabove

I believe firmly that through reflection, we gain in appreciation. My blog is all about taking a step back from what I read, view, or discover, and looking at it slightly askance.

Glacier National Park Day 2

On the second day of our time in Glacier, we headed across from the West Entrance to the East.  Unfortunately for us, it was too early in the season for Logan’s Pass to be open, so we had to do … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park

A critical portion of the American mythos is the road trip.  The idea of packing belongings in a car and taking off on the wide open road is an idyllic image unique to America.  As part of the military, every … Continue reading

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Sweet Tooth: A Happier Side of McEwan

There’s a feeling that comes with finishing a really good book; a cathartic, almost depressing feeling, where you’re certain that you never want to read again.  Where you don’t actually want to do anything — you just want to enjoy … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Bachelor

I am an educated, intelligent woman.  I have a college degree from a top 10 university, and a law degree from a Tier 1 law school (there’s also a Master’s stuck in there somewhere, but we don’t talk about that.) … Continue reading

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Olympic National Park

Next on my tour of the countries national parks is Olympic National Park.  Like Mount Rainier, the bulk of the park is composed of mountainous regions — but once again, it’s a wet, jurassic-feeling mountain region.  Walking through the park … Continue reading

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Stranger Things: 5 Key Moments

Yes, I am late to the band wagon when it comes to watching (and praising) Netflix’s short, 8 hour, nostalgia-fieled romp.  When I first saw previews, I thought that it was some kind of strange children’s show. Then SNL did … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier

My last post was in Tacoma, Washington, which has to be one of the most beautiful places that I have ever lived.  The city is located about 40 minutes south of Seattle.  It’s a few hours east of Olympic National … Continue reading

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