Category Archives: travel

The Places that Pull Me

A few weeks ago, I created a box of writing prompts. Every once in awhile, I draw a prompt from the box and write for a finite period of time. This morning, I drew: Write about two places that pull … Continue reading

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Sunrise and Sunset in Phuket

We arrived in Phuket, greeted by a spectacular sunset. The next morning, as if a jealous sister, the sunrise challenged the beauty of the night before by donning her colors of pink and orange. We’d risen early, excited for our … Continue reading

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An Interview with Caron Guillo – Author (and International Tour Manager!)

Caron Guillo I have enjoyed getting to know Caron Guillo through emails, Facebook, Twitter and her website. When I learned she is not only an author, but also a speaker and Certified International Tour Manager, I couldn’t wait to get … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of Heart Mountain

Last week, I visited my third Japanese-American internment camp site—Heart Mountain Relocation Center, thirteen miles outside of Cody, Wyoming. I was nine years old when I visited my first site, Tule Lake Relocation Center in California. I remember watching my … Continue reading

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Five Things I Learned About the Czech Republic

1) I probably should have known this, but I’ll admit, at the point in history when “Czechoslovakia” became the Czech Republic, I was not yet a “news junkie.” I didn’t pay attention to the news of the world, probably because … Continue reading

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