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Thinking About Lynchburg, Virginia

I recently returned from a weekend trip to Lynchburg, Virginia at the foothill of the Blue Ridge mountains.  This region never fails to remind me of what I have to be grateful for, refreshing my mind, and spurring new thoughts. 685 more words


Oneonta Gorge Hike: More Wet Than Expected

Good afternoon! I hope your week is off to a good start! It has been abnormally hot here (or so I’m told), so I’m currently tucked away in an air-conditioned café. 380 more words



Moses had his burning bush. Paul had the blinding light. Even Balaam had a talking donkey. Me? I get a good old thwack round the head with a rolled-up newspaper. 245 more words


"Wait. Where am I going?"

The question dad was asking about a week before we went to Jordan this spring; mom thinks someone tipped him off, since normally he doesn’t ask until she’s already got him on the plane! 606 more words


Clawing Through the Chaparral at Portuguese Bend

My second field methods trip from last semester was to Portuguese Bend in Palos Verdes.  This one was somewhat better in terms of temperature and travel.  2,019 more words


Reflecting on Study Abroad: What I'll Miss

My time abroad is officially done. Ironically I’m realizing this just as my brother is about to embark on his own international adventure (traveling and performing with American Music Abroad), but regardless I’m now able to sit back and really reflect on my time in France. 1,714 more words


Into the Wild : Part 2

The core of mans’ spirit comes from new experiences.

The next day I wake up early in the morning, get up and take in the view around me and I continue my drive to Seward along the beautiful ‘

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