College Essay Writing Prompts: How to Get Maximum Results in Just a Few Minutes

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What does a writing assignment mean to you? For many students, it’s one of the most tiring and boring tasks of college life. To get an essay for homework means spending several hours trying to formulate the proper words. It means staying at home instead of going out. Students find it difficult to express their thoughts in written form. Moreover, your 2-day long work can result in B, C, D, or even F grade. Nobody wants to waste time. While it’s impossible to graduate without writing essays during your degree program, students tend to find different ways to make their lives easier.

Why Lake Tahoe is a hidden gem for boating lovers

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Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the California-Nevada border. It is particularly famous as a tourist destination for its unique combination of stunning beaches and ski resorts. The lake, which is the largest alpine body of water in the U.S., was formed about two million years ago, and is known for the clarity of its waters and the panorama of surrounding mountains. 

Getting Right to the Core of Picking Apples with Expert Sarah Brown

by Culinary Spelunker / Aug 27, 2019 /
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“Everyone can tell you an apple experience,” says Sarah Brown, a touch of nostalgia in her voice. “For me, it was Yellow Transparent. Growing up we had a Yellow Transparent apple tree and I would just sit and eat and eat. Every few hours my mom would come by and say, ‘You’re going to get a tummy ache.

Unique, Colorful, & Quirky Day Trips from Florence, Italy

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If you're like me, and want to discover the most colorful, quirky things on your journeys, Italy is full of them. If you're looking for day trips from Florence that fulfill these criteria (because, let's face it, another travel criteria, good food, abounds in Italy!), here are 2 of my favorites.

Unique, Colorful, & Quirky Day Trips from Florence, Italy

Check Out These Important Marketing Ideas for Your Business

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There are many tactics you need to assess when it comes to improving the marketing of your business, with an eye for the future. You have to do as much as possible to make your company a success, and one of the best ways of doing this is to make sure you have a diverse range of marketing methods, useful in both the local and global economy. Today, it is critical to make sure you are focused on improving the marketing process within your business, to reach the right people. 

Here are some of the best ways you can promote and market your company more effectively right now. 

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 23, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 23, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

3 Reasons You Should Travel With Your Family Members

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Family travel, multigenerational travel, family reunions–there are many ways to travel with your relatives (and nuclear family). And, it’s important! Here are 3 reasons to travel with your family…and a few tips on successful travel with kids:
3 Reasons You Should Travel With Your Family Members

You’ll create strong bonds

Music for Shifting Times: Lighting the Path

by Kerry Dexter / Aug 19, 2019 /
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Light to dark and back again, times and news and stories shift. Music for Shifting Times is what we decided to call this series about music. It proved more prescient than we could have known back when we began.

What lights the path, where and how to draw strength when darkness closes in and challenges rise is one of the ideas that is a constant in what I share with you.

History Comes Alive at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio in Cusco

by Sandy Bornstein / Aug 19, 2019 /
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A two-night stay at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio in Cusco, in the aftermath of our journey to Machu Picchu, offered an exceptional opportunity to absorb the region’s history. Developers in the 1960s transformed this former 16th-century Spanish seminary, built on top of a grand Inca palace, into a hotel. In 1999, the Orient-Express Hotels (today the Belmond Hotel brand) started restoring the colonial Renaissance architecture. 

Photographer of the Month: Aaron Cooper

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 17, 2019 /
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One look at the extraordinary photos from our featured photographer, Aaron Cooper, and you'll do as I did: fall into his landscapes, a bit like Alice. He perfectly captures the essence of place and spirit. 

Portage, Michigan. Boat Dock ©ACD&M 2019. Photographer Aaron Cooper
Portage, Michigan. Boat Dock ©ACD&M 2019