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I was hiking through the Smoky Mountain National Park in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, in late September. It was day 7 of 15 of an 1,100 mile road trip through the southeastern United States. Traveling with another wildlife enthusiast, we were determined to see something spectacular on this trek. We chose a hidden trail; one overgrown and...[ Read More ]

Stacia Mintner

It finally happened! We went to Austria! After all, my mom had moved there a few years ago, and we had yet to find time to visit. It was Jeff’s and my first time, and we packed up the kids (ages 3 and 1) and made a birthday trip out of it. Big birthday –...[ Read More ]

Senta Epstein

This isn’t your typical vacation. There aren’t turquoise waters lapping onto powder-soft sands. There aren’t cobbled streets winding through gothic villages. It isn’t a bustling city of millions. Tucked in the Ozark Mountains in north-central Arkansas, is the bucolic city of Mountain View. With a population of just under 3000, this agricultural community is home...[ Read More ]