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In the Mom Lane: Go Climb a Rock!

It’s official!

We’re hiking in Yosemite National Park. More than that, really. We’re climbing Half Dome this fall.

Here’s the brief history of adventure: About forty years ago, my dad (and mom) climbed Half Dome. 393 more words

In The Mom Lane

Wild + Wistful Giveaway

Following up on our post about visiting Arches National Park, we are giving away these Wild + Wistful Studio postcard sets, which were inspired by the trip.   47 more words

Travel

Close Encounter with Coastal Giants

Mountain ranges cloaked in Douglas firs line a long, undulating road—California’s famous 101 Freeway—giving a glimpse at what’s to come. I’m never less than amazed each time I bear witness to the unparalleled natural landscapes here, and this time, on the 200 or so miles driving from San Francisco to the ancient forests of Redwood National Park in the most northern reaches of California, I’m smitten again. 2,217 more words

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Crossing Gender and Color Lines at the Springfield Armory: Women and African Americans Changing the WWII Industrial Workplace

Rob Wilson, Consultant, Springfield Armory NHS

As the U.S. military was winning key battles during World War II, women and people of color working in American defense industries achieved different kinds of victories. 1,336 more words

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National Parks Has Billions In Backlog For Maintenance Work

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WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, but the system is also facing a multibillion dollar maintenance backlog. 324 more words

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Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site programs commemorating Civil Rights icon

ATLANTA – Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site Superintendent Judy Forte is pleased to announce special programs celebrating the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 381 more words

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Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site programs commemorating Civil Rights icon

ATLANTA – Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site Superintendent Judy Forte is pleased to announce special programs celebrating the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 381 more words

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