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Re-living the Yosemite Firefall by Karen Barnett (Winner’s Choice Giveaway)

Karen Barnett lives in Oregon with her husband, two teens, and three mischievous dachshunds. Karen’s debut novel, Mistaken, was released in 2013 and earned her the Oregon Christian Writers “Writer of Promise” award and a Cascade Award for best historical fiction. She also won the “Writer of the Year” title from the prestigious Mount Hermon… Continue reading Re-living the Yosemite Firefall by Karen Barnett (Winner’s Choice Giveaway)

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Rocky Mountain National Park by Kathleen Kovach

A MOUNTAIN DIVIDED – Rocky Mountain National Park “Nature, rioting in her grandest mood, exclaimed in voices of grandeur, solitude, sublimity, beauty, and infinity, ‘Lord, what is man that Thou are mindful of him? or the son of man, that Thou visitist him?’” — Isabella Bird, A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains The iron-willed,… Continue reading Rocky Mountain National Park by Kathleen Kovach

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Great Smoky Mountains by J. Carol Nemeth

“1 I will lift mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. 2 My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.” Psalms 121:1&2 I’ve been to many national parks across the United States throughout the years and I wouldn’t trade the opportunities I’ve had to visit them for anything. Among… Continue reading Great Smoky Mountains by J. Carol Nemeth

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Authors, Novels & National Parks With Author Amanda Barratt

Authors, Novels, and National Parks Researching Niagara Falls by Amanda Barratt It is a truth universally acknowledged by my family that I’m a history nerd. Never is this more apparent than when we’re on vacation. It’s never “just a vacation” for me. It’s a research trip! I bring a notepad. If this item fails to… Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks With Author Amanda Barratt

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Authors, Novels & National Parks – Crater Lake by Renee Riva

MY CRATER LAKE LEGACY By Renee Riva Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, Washington As a nature and animal lover, National Parks have always been dear to my heart. I was a child of the 1960’s who had the freedom of running wild in the woods all day so long as I was home for dinner.… Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks – Crater Lake by Renee Riva

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Everglades National Park by Margaret Daley

My Adventure in the Everglades By Margaret Daley Last year I went to Florida for the NINC conference in St. Petersburg. It’s a great writer’s conference. A friend and I decided to do some research while we were in Florida. We stayed overnight in Naples before the conference and spent the next day in the… Continue reading Everglades National Park by Margaret Daley