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Prince Edward Island’s Sweeping Landscape

Getting to Prince Edward Island is not easy. Even from our northern New England home, it is still a 12 hour drive. And of course, as we prepared to haul up there with our three children, our transmission died in our minivan, and we ended up trekking in our 1992 Subaru wagon with no air conditioning. The drive alone was an adventure! But once we … Continue reading Prince Edward Island’s Sweeping Landscape

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Valley of Fire, Nevada

I was in Las Vegas for the very first time for a conference, and found myself completely overwhelmed by the blinking lights, drunken visitors, labyrinthian casinos, public smoking, and perfume-drenched air. Over the course of the five days, I could feel myself suffocating. In fact, one afternoon I got lost in the casino that I had to navigate to get to my hotel room, and … Continue reading Valley of Fire, Nevada