Key Issues Institute, Dawn Patrol on Day 5

[Originally Published 08.05.2013] Our final Dawn Patrol Hike at Key Issues Institute took place on Saturday, July 27. My friends and I had been looking forward to it all week. At 5 am we boarded the bus to Loveland Pass on the Continental Divide. We were thankful for beautiful weather and clear skies at 12,000 … More Key Issues Institute, Dawn Patrol on Day 5

Vacation Interrupted

[Originally Published 07.16.2013] Wow. Just like that, my summer vacation is over. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not whining or complaining. I’m just letting reality sink in. I started summer vacation knowing that it would be shorter by about three weeks since my school district announced that we would be starting school in early August … More Vacation Interrupted

Invasive Inspection

[Originally Published 07.09.2013] Wow… Three weeks of summer vacation have already expired! It’s been a pretty eventful three weeks, too! Here’s a recap of the second week of break. After we returned from camping, I checked my family into a local hotel for a couple of days. My home was randomly selected by the Homeowners … More Invasive Inspection