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Back On the Green Table

I’ve been back in uniform and at Mesa Verde for over a month now and it still doesn’t feel like things are slowing down. I had a few days of training and then we were all right back at it! Memorial Day came and went so fast it was hard to keep track of it.… Continue reading Back On the Green Table

What's on my mind?

An Open Letter to the Secretary of the Interior

Dream Big – and never stop following your dream Ranger Emma! I know it’s hard, I’m right there with ya.

Thoughts of a Civil War Nut

AThis open letter was sent the traditional way, through the mail, to the Secretary of Department of the Interior Ryan Zinke at the main office in Washington D.C. It’s been two weeks since I sent this letter and I am ready to finally share it.

Dear Secretary Zinke,

As a historian at heart, I wanted to write to you the old fashioned way–with a handwritten letter. I feel it conveys emotion more efficiently than staring at a computer screen. An email doesn’t give you a true understanding of the person’s character like reading their words in their own handwriting.

My name is Emma. I’m currently in my last semester of graduate school at the University of West Georgia, where I will be getting my Masters degree in Public History. I have a Bachelors of Arts from Gettysburg College where, not only did I go to school on hallowed ground, but…

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Adventures!, Your Personal Ranger

Camping in Alaska

During my summer in Katmai National Park and Preserve, I never went camping on my weekends. Instead, I did quite a bit for my job, which is probably different from what you may do. Anyone who lives in or has camped in Alaska before, please feel free to share your experiences in the comments below!… Continue reading Camping in Alaska