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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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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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It’s Beginning to Feel. . .

It seems like every year the decorations begin going up in stores earlier and earlier.  This year, I was able to spot Christmas trees lining the aisles of Michael’s and Hobby Lobby.  Shockingly, (and quick pleasingly, in all honesty) I … Continue reading

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Missoula by Jon Krakauer

I will never understand how sexual assault continues to be a confusing topic.  I don’t understand what makes it different than other crimes.  I don’t understand the stigma associated with reporting an assault.  I don’t understand the need for or … Continue reading

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Snow Days

When I was a child, there was nothing better than a snow day.  Growing up in Michigan, we were guaranteed at least one or two snow days a year, and they were always fantastic.  It was a full day to … Continue reading

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Year In Review

It’s New Years Resolution Time – I did a horrible job of keeping to my resolution last year (say Yes!) and not great the year before (keep writing! I actually have a post on it).  This, I’ve decided, is my … Continue reading

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Survivor

Number one rule of reading Survivor, by Chuck Palahniuk:  do not read this on a plane.  I made the mistake of picking it up on a plane, and instantly felt like I was reading a horror story, rather than a … Continue reading

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