A Glimpse of Saint Paul, or All About PLO Charts

A Glimpse of Saint Paul, or All About PLO Charts

If you saw my post on Thursday, then you know that I recently returned from the Twin Cities.

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America’s Shopping Mall

America’s Shopping Mall

Work met play this week . . . sort of.  I attended a conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota, so of course I had to visit the Mall of America.

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30 before 30: Four-Year Update

30 before 30: Four-Year Update

Before I begin, allow me to express my shock that I am twenty-four years old!  I feel old…but also young…sort of rickety…but also fresh… Can anyone relate?

Anyway…you’re here to read about the exciting things I did this year.  Here you go:

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Happy Places

Happy Places

Before my parents began the long drive from Massachusetts to North Carolina, they dropped me at the Boston airport so that I could fly to Michigan to visit my grandparents.  I only spent about 2 days with my grandparents, but we had a great time and made some memories.  Besides visiting my happy place (Windmill Island), we also stopped by one of my mom’s favorite locations, Big Red.

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Over Andover Again

Over Andover Again

I know that I already posted photos of Andover, but we did not limit our Andover explorations to the downtown area.  Later in the week, we trekked to Holt Hill where the colonists watched the British burn Boston.  On a clear day, you can still catch a glimpse of Boston from this high point.

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Academy of the Rich and Famous

Academy of the Rich and Famous

If you want to become a president, a Superbowl-winning coach, or a legendary physician and poet, you should probably attend Phillip’s Academy in Andover, MA.

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Doorknobs and Broomsticks

Doorknobs and Broomsticks

After reading several stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne for grad school, I became intrigued by the Salem Witch Trials.  In the 1690s, a group of mischevious girls accused innocent citizens of witchcraft, and the town killed the supposed witches for their sins.  On our historic trip through Massachusetts, my family explored Salem, the town famous for these colonial witch trials and the setting of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s most famous books.

 

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