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Mitchell Lake & Blue Lake Hike

In the spirit of continuing to blog long overdue travel summaries, here is the next post in the “Jackson Tour of the US” series… Being outdoors has always inspired in me a sense of exploration, and there’s no place in the US I’ve found to be more adventurous than Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). Every… Continue reading Mitchell Lake & Blue Lake Hike

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Strasbourg, The Capital of Christmas

What were you doing in 1570? Oh wait, that was 37 years before your ancestors had possibly even come over on the Mayflower and 200 years before America was officially a country. But since then, for 448 years, Strasbourg has hosted the “Christkindelsmärik,” the oldest Christmas market in Europe. Since my parents were with us for… Continue reading Strasbourg, The Capital of Christmas

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Life Lately – Summer Recap

Hi friends! It’s been awhile! Sorry about that. Summer is coming to a close, with fall weather and cloudy days creeping in and next year’s team arriving this week. This summer has been the much-needed respite we’ve been hoping for since the craziness of decisions, adjustment, language-learning, visa troubles, new/lack of jobs, and a cramped… Continue reading Life Lately – Summer Recap