My Personal Soul-Searching Journey to Lake Tahoe

Years ago my life took a detour, settling for a while in one of the world’s most majestic settings. From here I was able to…

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Honoring Inspiration and Quality: Paris Notre Dame, the Masterpiece

Certain places throughout the world exude quality and inspire each of us to be the best version of ourselves. In Paris (and throughout France, for…

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El Dorado Hills: on the Brink of Change

El Dorado Hills, once on track to be one of America’s best towns, still has an opportunity to lead the movement toward more thoughtful development.…

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Demand Elegance: Block Big Box for EDH 52

Developers recently submitted plans to construct a large-scale commercial complex on property in El Dorado Hills at the north end of highway-50, flanking Silva Valley…

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Brussels: More Than Meets the Eye

Discovering a City—Beyond Just a Hub in Belgium It wasn’t love-at-first-sight when we first arrived in Belgium, and particularly not with Brussels. But ultimately our affection for…

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Locating Belgium

Where in the World? Belgium is located in Northwestern Europe between the Netherlands and France along the North Sea. This small country is divided into…

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The Hague—Den Haag Discovered.

A WEEK OF SOCCER & WEST NETHERLANDS FROM DEN HAAG A Dutch Football Camp Leads our Family to Experience West Netherlands through this Progressive International…

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Weekend in Amsterdam

Diversity is embraced here. “Weird” might be the Dutch norm due to pragmatic tolerance. This trade city has been accustomed to associating with different cultures, ideologies…

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Locating the Netherlands

Where in the World? The Netherlands is located in Northwestern Europe along the North Sea. This small country is divided into 12 official provinces (4…

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