When people hear Arizona they think of a desolate, dried up waste land. But I can tell you first hand that some of the most beautiful landscapes belong to the Grand Canyon State. The famous saying goes, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and it applies to nature. Some believe that “beautiful” means […]
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In November 2012 I embarked on adventure to hike in one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World: The Grand Canyon. We arrived before sunrise at the rim of the canyon; by far it was one of the most beautiful sunrises I have ever seen! (And that says a lot because Arizona is known […]
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We run on a 24/7 cycle. News is 24/7. Stores are open 24/7. Restaurants are open 24/7. We are busy 24/7. We are worried 24/7. We don’t take enough time to do little things such as enjoy the sunset. Maybe that is why people are unhappy with their lives. They don’t enjoy the small things […]
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I have been more than stressed lately (let’s just say the doctor told my healthy 19-year-old self that I need to watch my blood pressure), so I was more than ready for a nature get away. Nature just has a way of taking me away from all my stresses, problems and worries. One of the […]
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