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Life is a (Turtle) Highway

Published by Ashley Rosen
The Before: As I stood on the bank of the Hanalei River where the river’s mouth meets the salty ocean …
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two adult albatrosses

Confidence in Kauai

Published by Dana Adcock
  These are albatrosses. Throughout the summer, several have been spotted outside of our house. I have observed that these …
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This green-ish blue tree I saw in the middle of a park is the most beautiful tree I have seen here. This photo does not do it justice. The tree towers above the others and stands out with its color.

Portland First Thoughts

Published by Kayla Marr
I have now been in Portland for four full days. I have encountered many things that I enjoy about the …
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An Ode to Weedwacking

Published by Ashley Rosen
Cut hands Bruised calves Aching shoulders Sweat filled eyes Grass coated skin   The scent of mixed gasoline permeates the …
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The Rain and the After-Rain

Published by Madeline Davet
I’m seated in our open-air kitchen listening to “Luna Roja,” periodically swatting mosquitos and spooning frozen mango as I try …
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An Acai Bowl of Emotions

Published by Natalie Tarn
The ethereal voice of Mehana soared as I gazed over the expanse of Kilauea from the peak of Nihoku on …
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The Vernacular of Chile

Published by Evelyn Garcia
Hello! My name is Evelyn, and I’m writing the blog for this week! Throughout the weeks that we been here, …
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two girls smiling in front of a lake

An evergreen experience

Published by Ashley Hare
Seattle is growing pretty quickly, and with that so is its tourism industry. Coffee, an active volcano, Jeff Bezos, a …
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Light Rail in Portland

Stumptown, or Treetown?

Published by Carol Zhou
Taking a little break from the crowded and busy Saturday Market, I was amazed by how much green space Portland …
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