Our Stories

The stories behind our photographs

Our Top Eight Photos

We never expected to have such an amazing community in our Twitterverse when we started WhereGalsWander.  We are both appreciative…

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How To Get Your Teen Daughter To Hike A Mountain…And Like It

I mentioned we might hike, we might hike this area called Pinnacle Peak. I said it casually, as we were…

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What Really Happened That 4th of July

(Note from Z: In case you haven’t read the backstory of where we came from and how we became friends,…

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A Chicago Gal Experiences the California Wildfires

Note from Zanne: The Thomas Wildfire began December 4, 2017, and burned 440 square miles across Ventura and Santa Barbara…

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Not Your Average Online Love Story

It’s ironic that my husband and I are both bloggers given that we met back in 1995 on this new…

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Would You Travel to a Place or a Person?

It’s a seemingly cliche question: would you travel to a place or to a person? To me, to a place…

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My First Time Seeing the Pacific Ocean

I had taken this new job, and the travel requirements were 20 percent travel, but I ended up on the…

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Just Three Gals with iPhones, Trying to Capture Life

All of our photos are originals, taken by us within our daily life, morning walks or bigger adventures. Since starting…

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Flamingo is Our Spirit Animal

Within an hour of JD meeting Z: “So you take a Flamingo, one of those plastic ones, and you put…

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How We Started Wandering

Three Gals: M, Z & JD, friends for eight years in a small Midwest town, born and raised in Illinois,…

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