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A Photo Essay ~ 31 Days of Denver

I spent the month of May documenting some of the sites I have regularly seen in the twelve years I’ve lived in Denver. I have also taken the time to capture a picture or two of some places I hadn’t yet seen. And I had plenty of time to ignore the overly-photographed locations and icons that are certainly […]

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Watching the Wild Races at Utah’s World of Speed

The sun was high and hot in the sky, glistening off the salt flats in western Utah. It was not yet midday and I was already baking, hiding wherever I could find a strip of shade. There wasn’t much to be had, though, at the starting line for the World of Speed races, so I […]

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Floating a Lantern for My Mother

The water glowed with more than 3,000 floating lanterns. I stood knee-deep in the bay watching them go out to sea from Honolulu’s Ala Moana Beach Park, wondering which one amongst the luminaries was mine. There was no way to know, I could only watch and smile – thinking of everyone who joined me at […]

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Kwita Izina on World Environment Day

One of two big events that our group was to partake in during our trip to Rwanda was the baby gorilla naming ceremony – Kwita Izina. The other, a trek to see the gorillas in the mountains, would take place the next day. And everyone in the group was nothing short of excited for both […]

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Experiencing the Igitaramo

  The drive from Kigali to Ruhengeri in Rwanda is nothing short of spectacular. And for once, while traveling, it paid off to be tall since I was able to commandere the front passenger seat for the drive. After all of those years of trying to squeeze my big legs into a coach seat on […]

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Admiring the Breckenridge Snow Sculptures

I have lived in Colorado for nearly twelve years. But despite all of the time I’ve spent exploring my great state, I have barely had time to scratch the surface on all of the amazing things to see and do. I took care of knocking two items off my to-do list this weekend with my […]

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