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Book Review: Secret San Francisco by Ruth Carlson

Secret San Francisco: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure by Ruth Carlson Post contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion Secret San Francisco by Ruth Carlson is one of the latest titles about this beautiful, ever-changing, and richly historic city. I’ve written about San Francisco for more than two decades, and I consider myself a …

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National Parks Guide U.S.A.: For Kids but Adult Friendly

Just because a book is written with kids in mind, doesn’t mean an adult shouldn’t claim it. Such is the case with the centennial edition of National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A.When it came in the mail, I nabbed it. The kid companion of National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, recently published to …

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Book Review: A Guide to National Parks of the United States

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The recently published 8th edition of National Geographic’s National Parks of the United States is a perfect companion for a road trip or for enjoying travel from the comfort of an arm chair …

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Lassoing the Sun: An Ode to National Parks and People

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] By the end of the first two pages of Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America’s National Parks, by Mark Woods, I was hooked. This is not just a memoir of Woods’s year …

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