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The Grand Canyon with Kids

“A Land to Inspire our Spirit:  Grand Canyon – one of Earth’s most powerful, inspiring landscapes- overwhelms our senses. Its story tells of geologic processes played out over unimaginable time spans as a unique combination of size, color, and dazzling erosion forms: 277 river miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and a mile deep.

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Road trip Arizona: From Sedona to the Grand Canyon

Back in October, my husband and I decided it was time to make a road trip north and show our two children the Grand Canyon. We had visited southern Arizona countless times before always staying with my parents in Tucson. 1,182 more words

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Minimalist Cuba

“I have my own definition of minimalism, which is that which is created with a minimum of means”. – La Monte Young

By far the most beautiful thing about Cuba is her people. 64 more words

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Remembering even when its hard: 9/11 Memorial Museum

Last week, I wrote about my emotional visit to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City.  It was a post that I sat on for a long time, not even sure how to begin to put my feelings into words. 917 more words

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A Sunrise Hike in Sedona

Note: A shorter version of this post was published today on the Sedona Chamber of Commerce website: Visit Sedona. To view that post, click here. 620 more words

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Gone Hiking

Growing up in Minnesota, land of over 10,000 lakes, as a child I always loved those whimsical signs on storefronts that said “Sorry we’re closed. 117 more words

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Liberty: An Unrelenting Symbol of Freedom

I have always wanted to see the Statue of Liberty.  Although I’ve seen many monuments from around the world – such as Paris’ beloved Eiffel Tour, India’s Taj Mahal and Beijing’s Forbidden City – I had never quite made it to the Statue of Liberty, the symbol of freedom and the representation of American ideals. 1,354 more words

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