The Challenge of Adventure Blog

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The Upside to Participation in Charity Events

In high school, I participated in a volunteer group named S.M.I.L.E.S., which stood for Students Making Individual Lives Extra Special. The teacher who lead the group was a highly respected member of our community....

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Treasure Hunting with the Kids

For many kids who grew up in the 1980s, we wanted to be like Indiana Jones. Going to distant lands, searching for treasures, and having adventures. I remember pretending I was Indiana Jones using...

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Exploring Charm City’s Inner Harbor

I love going down to Baltimore this time of year. Seeing the Inner Harbor being decorated for the holiday season. Watching people ice skate on a small outdoor rink, set up just for the...

Birthplace of America’s National Anthem 0

Birthplace of America’s National Anthem

The date is Tuesday September 13, 1814. You are a soldier stationed at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland. It is just about dawn and you just came off guard duty. As you clean up...

My Hometown Through The Eyes of A Visitor 25

My Hometown Through The Eyes of A Visitor

In Maryland, where the mouth of the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay, rests the small city of Havre de Grace. This city of about 14,000 people was incorporated in 1785. Full of history...

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End of Summer Activities

Everyone seems to have their own type of summer ending activities.  Some people blast down to the beach for one last weekend of fun and sun.  Others have a big cook out with friends...

What is your motivation for traveling? 0

What is your motivation for traveling?

The first time any of my friends and family asked me why I wanted to travel, I was unsure how to answer them. The only thing I could come up with was, “Why not?”...