Family, are you in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland did not often come up on my travel radar, but while doing some family genealogy research, I came across some info that piqued my interest and prompted a visit!

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A Glimpse of How I see Mankato.

Mankato Autumn Aquarius

On this last visit to my dad’s hometown, I had some time to myself to catch the sunrise and snap some photos of things I think make this town so special.

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2015: My Year of Letting Go and Going on Adventures!

On this last day of 2015, it’s only natural that I collect my thoughts into a blog post about how extremely grateful I am for all of the blessings I have experienced this year. I am privileged to say that it was one of my best years to date.

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The Magic and Beauty of the Desert

With it’s dramatic sunrises and sunsets, extreme temperatures, semi-isolation, and mysterious legends of aliens and the desert dwelling “Yucca man,” it’s easy to see why the desert is often associated with being a spiritual and magical place.

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Gifts From the Hanakapi’ai Trail

So, what’s my plan? I’m not sure yet. I’m just thankful for these little reminders that taking this hike made me remember.

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Happy New YEAR is the goal!

I wish each and everyone of you a new year filled with abundant blessings and pure happiness! The travel bug bit me pretty hard this year and the effect is lasting well into the next and probably beyond. My outlook on life, with all it’s unexpected twists and turns, has slowly metamorphosed this latter half of the […]

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