Category Archives: USA

Sam’s Ses Challenge #12: Rise

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Vertigo Above Chicago: The Willis Tower Ledge

Completed in 1974, the 108-storey Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) remained the tallest building in the World until 2010, when it was succeeded by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The normal views from the Skydeck observation platform on the 103rd floor of … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #8: Weather

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #5: Mountain

Welcome to Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I will pick a word or phrase as the theme for that week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits with … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Guilty Pleasures

Last week I told you (among other things) about the delicious cheeses I tried at Surfing Goat Dairy on Maui. Today I want to share another taste sensation I had while in Hawaii last year. The experience in question took … Continue reading

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Surfing Goats on Maui

Yes you did read the title correctly… Surfing Goats. At Surfing Goat Dairy, no less. Where you can actually see goats – including baby goats, I might add – on surfboards. Look…. How cool is that?! OK, so admittedly it’d … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #2: Monument

Welcome to Sam’s Ses Challenge. I hope you’ll join in. My good friend Sam McRae, one of the main human characters in the Jaspa’s Journey books, loves photography. It was Sam who brought to my attention the relatively common habit … Continue reading

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