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Reconnecting with Summer

Written by Hank Martin in N. America

The snow no longer crunches underfoot like dried leaves in fall. Beams of sunlight coming through the tree canopy have turned the once frozen crystals to mush. This time of year the sound my boots make on the snow is more of a muted crackle, like the sound of dipping my hand into a jar of marbles and whirling them around.

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Freezing Midwest Thaw

Written by Payton Lee in N. America

Travel doesn’t always mean you have to fly or drive thousands of miles away to have an adventure or discover the extraordinary. Many times “the extraordinary” is in the simplicity of activities we do right in our backyards.

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Archn’t you glad you stopped at Arches

Written by Hank Martin in N. America

The arch as an architectural feature gained popularity during the Roman Empire. Evidence of their fascination and love of the arch can still be experienced in Rome, Italy today by walking through the maze of cobblestone streets lining the SDC12451centroof Roma.