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A Chimney Rock Essay

A Chimney Rock Essay

One of my goals for this year was to take a continued education class, and I waited until I was ten months in to finally get started on that goal.  I decided to take a creative non-fiction writing class online through Gotham Writers Workshop, which also has classes in real life in New York.  One of our first assignments was to write a memoir -style essay about a crosswords we had to face.  I took that literally and wrote about…

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My Favorite Places in North Carolina

My Favorite Places in North Carolina

I ventured to many different stores, restaurants, bars, and attractions when I was in North Carolina. Though I touched upon each of them in the previous North Carolina blog, I’d liked to review them more in depth.  In chronological order of when I stopped in, here are my favorite places places I visited in North Carolina: Sweet Peas Hostel: I’ve only ever stayed in one other hostel up to this point, and that was in Dublin, where I stayed in…

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North Carolina Wild

North Carolina Wild

Solo Road Trip to Asheville, NC If you would have told me before I started this blog that someday I’d be driving solo through the mountains en route to North Carolina, I would have called you a liar for two reasons.  1.) Growing up in Small Town, IL with only rural roads did not turn me into a strong highway driver.  2.) Even now, after completing the drive (there and back again), it still seems like a daunting task.  Despite those…

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