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My tribute to Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

By On June 17, 2016

I was eight years old when lava fountains from Kīlauea Volcano began building a cinder and spatter cone hundreds of feet high, spewing thick, chunky lava that later wiped out the towns… Read More

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Wishing pets lived forever

By On June 14, 2016

Not a day goes by that I don’t miss my first dog, Joey, a black-and-white papillon. Every time I visit my parents, I expect to see his nose under the front gate… Read More

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#CatTravels: Fur seals and alpaca, oh my!

By On April 25, 2016

There were two things on my do-to list for New Zealand — and both involved animals. And lucky for me, I was able to accomplish both in one day. Turns out, watching… Read More

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#CatTravels: Crossing the Cook Strait to Picton

By On April 23, 2016

We had settled on visiting both North and South islands on our first trip to New Zealand — not entirely advisable since we were there for just nine days — and now we just… Read More

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#CatTravels: A day in Wellington

By On April 22, 2016

It may seem odd that we had only planned to spend one full day in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. But let me explain. I had a hard enough time… Read More