JD

JD is one of the founding contributors of WhereGalsWander and one of the original Gals off the Block.
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The Real Life of La Jolla Sea Lions

here it was, a real-life La Jolla moment. I could stay all day and watch, but I felt like momma…

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Our Stories

When Children Grow and Travel The World

It’s one of the most anxiety-ridden and proudest moments as a parent: your children grow up, leave the nest and…

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Adventures

Chocolate Waterfalls

The melted water travels across the desert, picking up dust and gravel and reaches the Flagstaff lava field and then…

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Cave Mine Tour

The Clay Mine Trail is a 1.6-mile trail that is also shared with horses and riders in the Cave Creek…

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Electric Desert (12 Photos)

Driving around AZ, you will see many Saguaro’s on the roadside. This iconic desert native greets you with what looks…

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Travel Tips for Flagstaff Arizona Snowbowl

About a week ago, we took a road trip from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon National Park via Flagstaff, Arizona…

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National Parks

Grand Canyon

To the Grand Canyon! Fall Break means its time to take a break and go wander.  We took off on…

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Views from the Space Needle

Space Needle in Seattle just opened the weekend before I was there! For the first time in half a century,…

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Road Trip To Arizona from Chicago

A photo gallery of my travels driving across the country from Illinois to Phoenix. Pinch me.  This is real now. …

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Driving the Apache Trail

My sisters said let’s go for a drive on the Apache Trail! We piled in my Acura MDX and head…

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Southern Charm: Savannah and Charleston

A design conference allured me to Savannah, Georgia. Savannah charmed me with the sweet smell of jasmine, the charm of…

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San Jacinto Mountain Adventure

As our final trip of 2017, JD and I met up in Palm Springs with our families to say goodbye…

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