A beautiful flower arrangement at Manito Park in Spokane, Washington

I’ve written about Manito Park in Spokane, Washington, a few times – like three times already. What can I say? It’s one of my favorite places to visit in the summer when I visit my family! And they always update the flower displays in the central gardens so it’s new every year. This time, I’ll…

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The 9/11 Memorial at the Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia

This year is the 21st year since the September 11, 2001, attacks and today I’d like to take a moment of reflection for those who lost their lives and what it means to our country. While I was very young, I still remember glimpses of that day in my childish memory. A few years ago,…

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A summer weekend in Libby, Montana

If you’ve been checking into my blog recently, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been writing about Montana a lot recently. What can I say? I feel in love with it during my visit this summer. It was my first time ever visiting Montana and it did not disappoint! There’s so much to see and write…

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Getting outside at Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park, in Jacksonville, Florida

Need a quick and nearby escape into the woods in the heart of the city? Look no further! Located on the west side of Jacksonville, near the naval air base, is the Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park. Managed by the City of Jacksonville, this local park boasts an interesting history and quite pretty landscape. From…

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Exploring Penn Quarter + Chinatown in Washington, D.C.

Back when I lived in Washington D.C., I explored Penn Quarter and Chinatown, which is a unique little part of Washington D.C., tied into Gallery Place. When visiting Chinatown, it’s quite a long walk from the National Mall, so it is probably best to ride the metro. There are several streets to walk down with…

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Learning about Jax Natural History at the Museum of Science + History (MOSH), in Jacksonville, Florida

Located near the heart of downtown Jacksonville is the Museum of Science and History, or MOSH as it’s more affectionately known. I’d been meaning to go to MOSH ever since I first moved to Jacksonville (or Jax) ever since I moved here nearly 2 years ago because I’m a huge fan of museums, especially science…

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Local places that I want to visit this summer, in Jacksonville, Florida

With the prices of gas and general travel commodities skyrocketing (gas is nearly $5.00 USD as I write this on June 12, 2022!), I’m looking for more local excursions in my current city, Jacksonville, Florida. I had originally planned to make more visits to Orlando, Gainesville, Savannah and even places a little further away, but…

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Come on a walk with me at the Jacksonville Arboretum in Jacksonville, Florida

I’m going to keep this post simple. Come on a walk with me in the Jacksonville Arboretum, as seen in photos. If you want to learn more about the Jax Arboretum, I’ve written about it before so click here for more info! It’s one of my favorite spots to relax in Jacksonville. Notice the little…

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