Travel Blogs from Upland, United States

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Trying to escape the heat, Upland, United States travel blog

Trying to escape the heat

A travel blog entry by thesteeles

It was a scorcher today. All we wanted to do was stay inside. We thought we had come up with the perfect plan...bowling. We couldn't believe it when we got there and the A/C was broken. It wasn't much better inside than out side. We made the best of it ...

The Amazing Race!, Upland, United States travel blog

The Amazing Race!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

Today started out pretty typical.  We still had our sub in writing, and today we got to use props for a brainstorming activity. But the real action began after dinner.  Have any of you ever seen the T.V. Show called The Amazing Race? Well, ...

President's House, Upland, United States travel blog

President's House

A travel blog entry by kenzi

Welcome! Today is our last day of God, Humanity, and Knowledge, as well as our elective class. I think I'm going to cry to have Them over. Today in God, Humanity, and Knowledge, we met our professor for next week's one class, talked about the writing ...

Race to the Finish!, Upland, United States travel blog

Race to the Finish!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

Much as we don't want to think about it, this last week does feel like a race to the finish. I can't believe how fast this time has gone. Can you? Maybe it seems longer to all of you at home because all you have to do is sit around missing me. :) It ...

We Go, Upland, United States travel blog

We Go

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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No one has the heart to mention what's going to happen later as we wake this morning. Most people have been living in denial all this time, even refusing to pack until the very last moment. I didn't have time to think of it being my last shower here as ...

Ice Cream and Les Mis!, Upland, United States travel blog

Ice Cream and Les Mis!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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   Another great day has dawned in Upland! We found our way to breakfast on our own this morning, we no longer need to be led around! What freedom. :) Back to God, Humanity, and Knowledge at 8:00. Professor Cramer gave us two hours during ...

Church accident, Upland, United States travel blog

Church accident

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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Had a bit of an accident today.  We went to church, like I said, at the episcopal church. It was a new experience for most of us, but good just the same.  We were supposed to stay and help with the church lunch box ministry in two shifts after ...

Off to School!, Upland, United States travel blog

Off to School!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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A somewhat overcast and foggy morning dawns in Upland, Indiana. I'm out of bed by 6:30, trying to be quiet to keep from waking Ellie up. Once she is up, however, and we're both dressed and ready, we head down to the lobby with our backpacks. Everyone is ...

Talent Show!, Upland, United States travel blog

Talent Show!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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Hello! I can't believe that it's already Tuesday. Can you? Yesterday Beth (one of our PA's) made the announcement that we're having a talent show tonight. Everyone is so excited! Some girls from our floor were up practicing until like one in the ...

Final Destination!, Upland, United States travel blog

Final Destination!

A travel blog entry by amentabennu

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Enjoying Upland Area, Upland, United States travel blog

Enjoying Upland Area

A travel blog entry by amentabennu

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I'm On A Plane, Upland, United States travel blog

I'm On A Plane

A travel blog entry by scred

So here I am on a plane bored as Hell typing on my newly acquired Ipad. It's actually quite enjoyable. Delta fails and doesn't have movies...or much of anything really. I seem to be the only person the flight attendant didn't deem fit to have ice cubes ...

We're Here!, Upland, United States travel blog

We're Here!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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After a three hour drive from Crestwood, KY, we have arrived in Upland, Indiana. We stopped at the town's most famous restaurant, Ivanhoe's, for lunch. This place has one hundred flavors of sundaes and shakes, y'all! We celebrated Father's Day there, and ...

Homework Day, Upland, United States travel blog

Homework Day

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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Another morning dawns in Upland. Things were pretty normal today, except that all of us in Creative Writing feel like we did a lot of homework. Everyone was writing devotionals all afternoon. After a short time of panic, I got them finished. I received ...

Happy Thursday!, Upland, United States travel blog

Happy Thursday!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

Hi, everyone! Today was pretty regular. Dr. Hensley had some people come up and read devotions today. You don't read your own, you read someone else's. Mine didn't get read, but it was so much fun to listen to the others! Everyone is doing an amazing ...

Happy 4th!, Upland, United States travel blog

Happy 4th!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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Happy Fourth of July, everyone! This is a bittersweet day for us. It's so sad, and yet so happy at the same time. Who can't be happy on a 4th of July like this? We had a great discussion in class about the part of Pilgrim's Progress where Christian and ...

Week Two Begins!, Upland, United States travel blog

Week Two Begins!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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Good morning! Ellie is feeling well again, today, and so both of us get up in time to be ready to leave for breakfast at 7:20. I'm starting to wonder what mornings would be like without my blueberry donut and English Toffee cappuccino from the cappuccino ...

Sayonara, California, Upland, United States travel blog

Sayonara, California

A travel blog entry by scred

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    The 8th grade was my first real encounter with manga and anime. I had loved Pokemon as a kid, and I watched Sailor Moon in English, but I'd never known where they came from. A friend of mine said she'd gotten this strange comic called ...

Day of Rest, Upland, United States travel blog

Day of Rest

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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Everyone got a chance to sleep in this morning after our ordeal last night. At about 9:30 we made breakfast with the things that we were going to eat during camping,such as individually packaged pastries and cereals. We ate all together in the lobby, and ...

Dawn of Day Two!, Upland, United States travel blog

Dawn of Day Two!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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... a salad bar with fruit and yogurt. Yum! After breakfast the PA's lead the way and we all walked to Upland Community Church, where several students from Taylor attend. I like it a lot, they seemed to be really focused on missions, and ...

Starbucks and Dodgeball, Upland, United States travel blog

Starbucks and Dodgeball

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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Hey! My small group went and got donuts at this really unique donut place this morning. And i mean really unique. This place had really fun donuts. I got a Reese's one. It was absolutely amazing. After we stopped by a gas station which had tables to eat ...

Our First Presentation is Assigned!, Upland, United States travel blog

Our First Presentation is Assigned!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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Today is Tuesday and we roll out of bed like always, heading for God, Humanity, and Knowledge after breakfast. Our professor divides us into groups and assigns everyone one chapter of the book Simply Christian by N.T. Wright to read and then present in ...

Tenth Day, Upland, United States travel blog

Tenth Day

A travel blog entry by kenzi

Can you believe it? Today marks my tenth day at Taylor. This is going by so fast! Today was a really encouraging day. I got an e-mail back from Dr. Hensley, and he told me that i did a fine job with my book review and that after making a few minor ...

Our camping...adventure, Upland, United States travel blog

Our camping...adventure

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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We left to go camping this morning, everyone! Everyone was packed and ready to leave by about 7:20. The only sad thing was, my roommate Ellie was throwing up this morning. She felt bad the rest of the day but the throwing up didn't continue, so it ...

First day of presentations!, Upland, United States travel blog

First day of presentations!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

    Good morning! It's another fine day at Taylor. God, Humanity, and Knowledge class this morning the first five groups presented their Simply Christian chapter. Most people had slide shows. I took a tone of notes! During discussion ...

Service Day!, Upland, United States travel blog

Service Day!

A travel blog entry by kenzi

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Not nearly enough sleep last night. I felt all right when I got up, though. Today was our service day. We had two groups, one which went to work on a small community farm, and another which went to work at the St. Martin's mission. It was like a thrift ...

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